Elizabeth K. Markovits

Associate Dean of Faculty; Professor of Politics; Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative

Elizabeth Markovits teaches courses in political theory, ranging from ancient Greek thought to contemporary feminist and democratic theory. She is the author of Future Freedoms: Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy & Comedy (2018) and The Politics of Sincerity: Plato, Frank Speech, and Democratic Judgment (2008). Markovits is the contact for faculty recruitment and hiring procedures, mentoring and development, the Teaching & Learning Initiative, and Title IX and diversity and inclusion efforts.

Elizabeth K. Markovits, Professor of Politics; Director of First-Year Seminars; Director of the Teaching and Learning Initiative


Wendy Rua

TLI Program Coordinator and Faculty Recruitment Specialist

Wendy maintains the administrative side of Teaching & Learning Initiatives, everything from coordinating workshops to managing the TLI website. In the dean of faculty’s office, she works on course evaluations and faculty recruitment. Contact Wendy for: TLI programs, mini grants and website, faculty hires and rehires, visiting faculty requests, faculty housing, and course evaluations.

Wendy Rua