Harrison School of Pharmacy

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Julaine Fowlin

Julaine Fowlin

Director of Faculty Development
Department: Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Auburn University
Harrison School of Pharmacy
2316 Walker Building
Auburn, AL 36849
Email: jfowlin@auburn.edu
Phone: 334-844-8322
Fax: 334-844-4410


  • B.Ed., Education - University of West Indies, 2005
  • M.S.Ed., Instructional Design and Performance Improvement - Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, 2009
  • Ph.D., Learning Sciences and Technology - Virginia Tech, 2014

Dr. Julaine Fowlin is the Director of Faculty Development within the Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives division. In this position, Fowlin designs, implements, and evaluates an integrated training and professional development plan for the school. The plan includes both training and non-training interventions to support excellence in teaching, research, and outreach throughout the professional life of a faculty member in the school.

She conducts needs assessments, determines the school’s current and desired skills portfolio, designs and delivers training and performance support, coordinates and tracks training and other professional development by faculty, ensures training mandated by external stakeholders is completed in a timely manner, implements and supports mentoring and peer/team collaborations, and continually evaluates and revises the school’s training and support processes. Fowlin also coordinates the development and dissemination of scholarship related to the school’s teaching and learning mission and works proactively and collegially with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and others to develop and maintain a vibrant culture of intellectual curiosity, continual professional development, and scholarly growth within the school.

Fowlin joined the Harrison School of Pharmacy in the Fall of 2015 as the Assistant Director of Curriculum Development and Implementation. In that position, she was instrumental in mobilizing and supporting diverse faculty teams to achieve curriculum integration. Fowlin came to HSOP from Holy Names University in Oakland, California where she served as the Instructional Designer.

She earned her Ph.D. in Learning Sciences and Technology from Virginia Tech and her M.S.Ed in Instructional Design and Performance Improvement from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Her love for and expertise in creating specialized learning experiences goes back to her undergraduate education in Managing Learning Difficulties from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

Fowlin has more than 10 years experience in the field of Instructional Design and Technology. Her experience includes technology integration, distance learning, faculty development, technology needs assessment, and development and evaluation of learning initiatives.

She has designed and delivered several diverse learning experiences using emerging technologies. Her research interests include, design and development of innovative learning experiences, specifically interested in curriculum reform, collaborative learning, and preparing practice ready graduates.

Last Updated: September 18, 2019