Heather McCullough is the Associate Director of Faculty Development for the Center of Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She leads the team for faculty development and implements the major instructional programs, large scale instructional projects, and new initiatives offered by the Center. She also oversees the team's research in pedagogy and instructional effectiveness. She has experience leading online course design and development and support for online and blended learning. Previously, she served as Professor and Head of Research and Instructional Services and Professor and founding Head of Digital Scholarship at UNC Charlotte’s J. Murray Atkins Library.
Heather earned a Ph.D. in French Literature from Indiana University and an M.S. in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has taught French and English at the university level in the US and France. She has also taught Communication Studies and International Studies in the US. She is an affiliate faculty member in Africana Studies and the Graduate School.
Active in numerous professional organizations, she serves or has served on the faculty of EDUCAUSE programs including the New IT Managers Institute, Learning Technology Leaders Institute, and Digital Transformation (Dx) Learning Lab. She is a frequent speaker and writer on a wide range of topics related to higher education, leadership, and learning innovation.