William M. Timpson
is a Professor in the
School of Education at Colorado State University where he teaches
undergraduate and graduate courses. In addition, he heads the
International Network for Sustainable Peace and Development
within the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at CSU.
Bill has been an
advocate for improving postsecondary education both as past
Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at CSU, as an
author and speaker on teaching enhancement, and research on the
scholarship of teaching.
Long interested in
issues of sustainability, peace, and equity, the topics are
reflected in his scholarhip. His research, in part
supported by a National Kellogg Fellowship and a Fulbright
Fellowship, has focused on the topics from a global perspective.
Currently, Bill and
colleagues are focusing on the use of Case Studies as a tool for
growth and learning in geographic, as well as, social communities.
Case Studies reflect grassroots learning and community building that is
occurring globally, which can be facilitated and shared through
the increased availability of new technologies.