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Beth Kreydatus


Faculty Development Coordinator

Harris Hall 5145

Office hours: Wednesday, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. -12 p.m.

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.