Misty Anne Winzenried, PhD
Misty Anne Winzenried earned her MA in Counseling from The Seattle School in 2004, and her PhD in Education from the University of Washington–Seattle in 2016. With 15 years of experience teaching in higher education, Misty Anne has instructed a wide range of writing, research, education, and psychology courses, often with an interdisciplinary focus. Misty Anne has worked with The Seattle School for more than a decade, including as adjunct faculty and an instructional and accreditation consultant. Prior to her work as Dean of Teaching & Learning, she served as Interim Dean for Student Learning at Cascadia College, and prior to that as Director of Odegaard Writing & Research Center at UW–Seattle.
Misty Anne’s calling is supporting ongoing faculty development around teaching excellence and equitable teaching practices. As a qualitative researcher, she studies the teaching and learning of writing in the academic disciplines and has published scholarship in Across the Disciplines and Composition Forum.
“The Seattle School is a place of creativity and praxis, with tremendous potential to reshape theological education in service of equity and justice. Regularly I return to consult with faculty and support accreditation because your vision of education is hopeful and expansive and holistic.”