Phone: (505) 277-8452
Kimberly A. Fournier received her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Athletic Training from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She went on to earn a Master of Human Kinetics (M.H.K.) in Biomechanics from the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biomechanics from the University of Florida.
As a tenure track professor, Dr. Fournier has taught small and large classes (250+ students) in STEM at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has experience implementing numerous pedagogical techniques aimed at promoting meaningful learning (flipped classroom, active learning activities, metacognitive reflection) and innovative assessments (collaborative, two-stage exams) in a large enrollment, high-risk course. Her work in the classroom has been presented at national scientific conferences, at invited workshops for national institutes and societies, and in peer-reviewed journals that focus on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
Dr. Fournier joined the Center for Teaching and Learning in June 2018 and now serves as the Associate Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence. She facilitates workshops and consults with faculty, lecturers, and teaching assistants on evidence-based teaching techniques for improved student success.