Greg Reihman is Lehigh University's Director of Faculty Development and Co-director of the Lehigh Lab. In these roles, he works together with faculty, students and staff to foster excellence in teaching and learning at Lehigh.
Greg also serves as Adjunct Professor in the Philosophy Department. At Lehigh, he has taught freshman seminars, Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy East and West, Philosophy of Technology, Eastern Philosophy, Nineteenth-Century Philosohpy (Hegel and Nietzsche), the Technology Research and Communication (TRAC) Writing Fellows Seminar and South Mountain College Seminar and Investigation courses.
Greg graduated from Yale University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. After teaching English in China from 1993-4, he earned his Master's Degree (1995) and then his Doctorate (2001) in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin. From 1998 to 2004 he worked at Stanford University, teaching in and helping to administer the Introduction to the Humanities Program.
Greg has received numerous accolades for his teaching, including the Departmental Award for Teaching Excellence at UT Austin. He was also honored by having his doctoral work nominated for the university's Outstanding Dissertation Award.
In 2004-5 Greg was a Mellon Faculty Research Fellow at the Penn Humanities Forum, where he worked on a comparative study of dream arguments in Western and Chinese philosophical traditions. His philosophical research interests include the history of modern philosophy, 19th-century philosophy, classical Chinese philosophy, comparative philosophy, and philosophies of technology and education.
At Lehigh, he has played a key role in the Lehigh's Strategic Planning process, (co-chairing the Strategic Thinking committee on Enhancing Student Life and Learning and currently serving on the First Year Experience Implementation Committee) and Middle States Accreditation process (co-chairing the Committee on Technology Support for Lehigh's Learning-Centered Mission).
He has also been a key leader in many of Lehigh's teaching and learning initiatives, helping start a Writing Across the Curriculum program, starting a project on Innovations in Teaching Large Lecture Courses, co-facilitating faculty seminars on Diversity and Social Justice and Global Citizenship, guiding the launch of Lehigh's Island in Second Life , contributing to the implementation of South Mountain College, and serving as point person on explorations of new technology, including the educational uses of audio, podcasting, wikis, blogs, discussion boards, virtual realities, and project-based collaborative learning,
His wife Kristin is a family physician who works in the Department of Family Medicine at Lehigh Valley Hospital. They are the proud parents of four wonderful children, Mahlon, Baxter, Tula, and Xavier.