David Green received his BA and PhD in German Studies from the University of Birmingham (UK), and an MA in Education and Professional Development from Birmingham City University (BCU). Before becoming a faculty developer, David was Chair of Languages and International Business at BCU and has graduate and undergraduate teaching experience in cultural studies, communication, and higher education. He publishes research on academic identity and faculty perceptions of both student characteristics and the field of teaching and learning. David is co-author (with Celia Popovic) of Understanding Undergraduates: Challenging Our Preconceptions of Student Success (Routledge, 2012); from 2011–2014, he was co-editor of the International Journal for Academic Development. He now sits on the Board of the International Consortium for Educational Development, a charity dedicated to enhancing educational development for faculty around the world.
At Seattle University, David directs the Center for Faculty Development, supporting faculty across the entire university on their learning and teaching, research practice, and professional development. He also teaches undergraduates in International Studies.