Mary Lou Hall, Associate Professor

Photo of Mary Lou Hall, standing in front of a painting.5113 Harris Hall
1015 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Box 842015

Mary Lou Hall has been a member of the Focused Inquiry faculty since its inception in 2007. She is also a fiction writer, and her novel WIREWALKER was released in the fall of 2016 by the Viking imprint of Penguin Random House. She won the James River Writers/Richmond magazine’s “Best Unpublished Novel” contest in 2011, and her short story “River” was selected, from a national pool of submissions, to be produced and performed by the Starr Foster Dance Project in their 2015 Page to Stage series. Her work, as a teacher and researcher, explores traditional classroom dynamics and seeks to increase lasting learning through increasing student agency. Her work with undergraduate teaching assistants gives her a practical, hands-on way of experimenting with collaboration in the classroom.


Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Focused Inquiry

Harris Hall, 5th Floor
1015 Floyd Avenue
Box 842015
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2015

Phone: 804-827-0838

Updated: 6/10/2019

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