Dr. Amy Ware
November 8, 2021
Hello and welcome to the third episode of HDO’s “Brain Power” series! Brain Power features short, informal interviews with graduates and faculty of UT Austin’s Human Dimensions of Organizations (HDO) program hosted by our Director, Dr. Amy Ware.
In today’s episode, Amy interviews Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of English, the Director of UT’s Comparative Literature Program, and a member of the faculty team that helped design HDO’s unique curriculum. Elizabeth teaches in HDO’s Master’s and Professional Training programs.
In the clip below, Elizabeth, known affectionately by her students as “Dr. RG,” discusses her approach to teaching and research in general and in HDO specifically. In addition, she highlights several key concepts that she wants students in all of her classes to explore: intersectionality, empathy, vulnerability, and humility.
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, PhD, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in UT Austin’s Department of English, the Director of UT’s Comparative Literature program, and a member of the faculty team that designed the HDO Master’s degree curriculum. Dr. Richmond-Garza, the recipient of HDO’s 2019 Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, has taught in HDO’s Master’s and Professional Training programs since 2013.