Pamela Scully

Pamela Scully is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies at Emory. Her research and teaching focus on biography and histories of sexual violence in conflict and post conflict. Her most recent book is a biography of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (Ohio University Press, 2016)

Professor Scully became director of CFDE and assistant vice provost for academic innovation in August 2013. She is committed to making CFDE a place to support faculty across the various career stages and in all their roles as researchers, teachers, and professionals. Under her leadership, CFDE has developed programs supporting faculty scholarship, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and mentoring. Professor Scully is interested in thinking through and promoting the use of innovative pedagogies — such as community-based practices in the classroom and new digital methods — in the residential liberal arts research university. She is sought out as an external evaluator of programs and centers and is an expert in preparing portfolios for tenure and promotion.