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Beth Kreydatus

Associate Professor

Faculty Development Coordinator

Harris Hall 5145

Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11 a.m.-11:50 a.m. & 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m.; Tuesday 10:30 p.m.-12 p.m., and by appointment

Environmental justice

community and socially engaged teaching

U.S. history


Beth Kreydatus' has taught Focused Inquiry since fall 2007, and since 2014, most of her sections of UNIV have been service-learning designated. Her students work as near-peer mentors for K-12 students at St. Joseph's Villa, an alternative school in Henrico, as well as working with Concerned Citizens of Charles City County (C5), a grassroots environmental justice advocacy group. Dr. Kreydatus is particularly interested in climate and environmental justice advocacy, and is very involved in local environmental efforts.


  • Ph.D.-U.S. History, College of William and Mary


  • UNIV 111
  • UNIV 112 (Service-learning designated)


  • Currents of Change Exemplary Partnership in Teaching Award; selected by the Council for Community Engagement Awards and Recognition Committee, VCU, 2015-16.