Tamara Bauer | Teacher
Tamara has worked at K-State since 2005, where she also earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She is currently completing her doctorate in leadership curriculum and instruction, and her area of research is belonging. Tamara is a certified practitioner for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a trained facilitator of CliftonStrengths. She has worked with many community members and organizations, customizing leadership learning that meets the needs of individuals and groups. She has over 15 years of experience teaching adaptive leadership and has traveled as far as Ghana to lead workshops. She is passionate about practicing what she teaches and works on complex adaptive challenges through serving on the advisory board for the K-State food pantry, Cats’ Cupboard, engaging in the task force for Truth & Racial Healing & Reconciliation, and directing the New Faculty Institute through the Teaching & Learning Center. She works to elevate unheard and unseen narratives and helps individuals connect meaningfully to create more whole communities.
Tamara lives in Manhattan, Kansas, with her three children, husband, dog and cat. She is grateful to have family close by in Clay Center and Wichita. You can find her at one of her kids’ sporting events, enjoying the outdoors, or spending time in community with others.
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