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Sierra Dawson

Associate Vice Provost for Faculty & Leadership Development, University of Oregon

Sierra Dawson’s work focuses on faculty and leadership development, with a specific emphasis on support during career transition moments. As a member of the academic affairs team in the office of the provost, Sierra coordinates and facilitates numerous programs for faculty new to the UO or new to the academy, peer mentorship programs for mid-career faculty, new unit head onboarding & training, the Provost Fellows program, and the UO Leadership Academy. Originally from the faculty in the Department of Human Physiology, Sierra continues to value and design inclusive and interactive learning experiences that build community and help others to learn and grow from where they are.