Community of Respect Workshop
The Community of Respect workshop is based on a nationally recognized program and aims to provide a more welcoming and inclusive environment for UNT's international community of students, faculty, staff, and visiting scholars. By using an international intercultural communication framework, this workshop provides UNT faculty, staff, and students with enhanced intercultural awareness and competence within an international context.
2022-23 Workshop Dates
October 21, 2022 | 9-11 am| Marquis Hall, 130
November 4, 2022 | 9-11 am | Marquis Hall, 130
January 27, 2023 | 9-11 am | Marquis Hall, 130
March 31, 2023 | 9-11 am | Marquis Hall, 130
Faculty Associates for the Community of Respect
The Faculty Associates for the Community of Respect were created by the Office for Faculty Success and International Affairs to support UNT's commitment to facilitate and create an inclusive, affirming, and equitable environment for our Mean Green Family. They are responsible for developing workshop curriculum, serving as workshop instructors, and promoting the Community of Respect to the campus community.
Brian Lain, PhD
Professor & Director of Debate
Department of Communication Studies
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Rachita Sharma, PhD
Interim Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor & UNTWell Clinic Director
Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services
College of Health & Public Service
Community of Respect Workshop Instructors
- Dr. Brian Lain, Professor and Director of Debate, Department of Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and UNT Faculty Associate for the Community of Respect
- Dr. Rachita Sharma, Interim Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor & UNTWell Clinic Director, Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services, College of Health & Public Service and UNT Faculty Associate for the Community of Respect
- Dr. Amanda Bennett, Director of Global Partnerships & Engagement, International Affairs
- Amy Shenberger, Director of Study Abroad, International Affairs
Please direct any questions to Dr. Amanda Bennett.