The Sheridan Center

The Sheridan Center is open and is available by email, phone, and Zoom. Please contact [email protected] or consult our staff directory to speak with a member of our team about how we can support you.

For online resources about teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, please see Teaching in Times of Disruption.

The Sheridan Center promotes evidence-based teaching to create an inclusive environment where all learners can succeed. To encourage innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, we cultivate dynamic partnerships with all members of Brown’s teaching and learning communities. The Center advances effective liberal learning, encourages ongoing professional development, and fosters reflective teaching and learning.

Programs & Services

We offer evidence-based programs for the Brown teaching and learning community on teaching, learning, writing, and assessment.


The Sheridan Center offers publications and online resources addressing a wide range of teaching and learning topics, including inclusive teaching, writing pedagogy, and course design.

Learning Collaborative

We offer rigorous academic courses for undergraduate teaching fellows and evidence-based course design institutes for faculty and GTAs, to enhance student learning in key liberal arts skill areas, such as writing, problem-solving, and research.

Upcoming Events

The Sheridan Center offers a variety of events that are open to the Brown teaching and learning community. These events include orientations for new instructors, Early Career Faculty Roundtables, and workshops for students.


Stay informed of events and programs at the Sheridan Center. Our latest newsletter highlights new funding opportunities, upcoming events for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students, and workshops for undergraduates.