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“What we find changes who we become.” ― Peter Morville

Interests

Science, Religion, and Sexuality, Feminist Science Studies and Epistemology, Atheism and Secularism, Complexity Theory, Interdisciplinary Methodologies, Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

Research Bio

Publications

Woodill, Sharon and Yasushi Akiyama. “Cultivating The Cognitive-Toolkit Online: Emerging Digital Technologies for Interdisciplinary Studies.” International Conference on Education and E-Learning 2021 Conference Proceedings.-forthcoming

Woodill, Sharon. “Defining Interdisciplinary Studies,” Faculty Focus. 19(1): 2020, 25-25.

Woodill, Sharon and Yasushi Akiyama. “Integrating User-Centred Design Approaches for a Course Design Framework for Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching and Learning.” Journal of Teaching and Learning 14, no. 1 (2020): 93-107.

Woodill, Sharon, Richard Plate, and Nathan Jagoda. 2019. “How Interdisciplinarians Work”. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education 8 (2), 112-29. https://doi.org/10.32674/jise.vi0.1452.

Woodill, Sharon. “Christianity and Sexuality: Girls and Women Forge New Paths.” Girlhood Studies 11, no. 2 (2018): 127-129.

Woodill, Sharon. “The Sexual Politics of Intelligent Design.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 41, no. 4 (2016): 927-952.

Woodill, Sharon. Strategic Interdisciplinarity: Self as Method. Cutting Edge: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol. 2 (Spring 2016): 12-28.

Woodill, Sharon. “The Christian core of intelligent design.” Zygon® 50, no. 2 (2015): 271-286.

Woodill, Sharon. Complexity Theory and Ecofeminism: Looking At a Coalition.  Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice 34, no. 2 (2010): 85-95.

Intelligent Design, Science, and Sexual Politics. (2014) Doctoral Dissertation

Domination in Ecofeminist Discourse. (2009) MA Dissertation

Presentations (Selected)

“Cultivating The Cognitive-Toolkit Online: Emerging Digital Technologies for Interdisciplinary Studies.” 5th International Conference on Education and E-Learning. Tsuru University, Tsuru, Japan, 2021

“Interdisciplinarity and Art of Human Connection.” Association for Interdisciplinary Studies. Southern Utah University, 2021.

“Interdisciplinarity Beyond Mixology.” Student Learning and Academic Success and College of Undergraduate Studies Learning Conference 2021, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA, 2021

“User Centred Design as a Framework for Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching and Learning,” Sunshine State Teaching and Learning Conference, Daytona, 2020

“User-Centred Design as a Framework for Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) Teaching and Learning,” with Dr. Yasushi Akiyama, Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, 2018

“What Interdisciplinarians Do,” Co-Presenter with Dr. Richard Plate, Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, 2018

“Gender and Sexuality Beyond Belief,” Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, Interdisciplinary Study of Religion Section, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2017

“Part 1: Interdisciplinarity and the Self-As-Sinner—in Theory,” Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, University of Ottawa, 2016

“Sexism and the New Atheist Act of Faith,” Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, University of Calgary, 2016 “Intelligent Design and Sexual Politics,” Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, University of Ottawa, 2015

“Versions of Utopia” Interdisciplinary Teaching in Arts and Humanities, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany June 2014 “Strategic Interdisciplinarity in Process,” Association for Integrated Studies, Oakland University, 2012

“Interdisciplinary Research: A Comparative View of Models for Education and Training,” Association for Integrated Studies, Co-presenter with: Julie Thompson Klein, William Newell, Alan Repko, Rick Szostak, Oakland University, 2012

“Strategic Interdisciplinarity and Intelligent Design” Crossing Boundaries: Moving Among, Between, and Around Disciplines,” Dalhousie University, May 2011

“Complexity and Education: Ecofeminist Values and Sustainable Learning Institutions,” Women’s Education/Educating Women in a Post-Secondary Context, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2007

“Systems Biology and Sexuality: Matters for Material Feminist Theory,” Canadian Women’s Studies Association, Canadian Federation of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Congress 2010

“Complexity and Ecofeminism: Adventures in the Land of Coalition,” Canadian Women’s Studies Association, Canadian Federation of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Congress 2009

“Controversy in the Classroom,” TA Sessions, Center for Learning and Teaching, Dalhousie University, 2013

“Epistemic Practices in the Origins Debate,” Spring Graduate Research Roundtable, Dalhousie University, 2010

“Jazz, Ecofeminism and Complexity Theory,” Graduate Research Roundtable, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2008

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