Faculty and Staff

William Timpson

William Timpson
William Timpson

Teaching areas

  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Classroom and Communication
  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development

Research areas

  • Teaching Sustainability/Diversity/Peace and Reconciliation
  • Case Study Research and Development
  • Instructional Improvement and Innovation

About Dr. Timpson

Dr. William M. Timpson is a professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in american history from Harvard University, he went on to teach junior and senior high school in the inner city of Cleveland, Ohio before completing his Ph.D. in educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Along with numerous articles, chapters and grants, he has written or co-authored nineteen books including several that address issues of peace and reconciliation, sustainability and diversity. From 1981-1984, he was the recipient of a Kellogg National Fellowship to explore educational issues internationally, including extended visits to Brazil, Nicaragua and Cuba (literacy), Asia and Scandinavia (educational change), and Eastern Europe (war, persecution, peace and reconciliation).

In 2006, he served as a Fulbright Specialist in peace and reconciliation studies at the University of Ulster’s UNESCO Centre in Northern Ireland, and again in 2011 at the University of Ngozi in Burundi, East Africa, where he continues to work with Rotary International Global Grants to infuse sustainable peace studies into the academic programs of the University of Ngozi, the area schools, and church communities.

In Spring 2014, he served as a Fulbright Teaching Scholar at Kyung Hee’s Graduate Institute of Peace Studies in South Korea. In February 2018, he served as an evaluator for the Rotary Peace Center at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

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