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Heather Dwyer

Associate Director

As Associate Director for Teaching, Learning, and Inclusion, Heather provides leadership on programs and initiatives that center diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. She supports instructors in understanding the inequities embedded in higher education and how teaching and learning can create systems that are more welcoming for all students. Heather’s work is published in To Improve the Academy, the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Frontiers in Education, and Ecology and Evolution. She brings experiences from centers for teaching and learning at Carnegie Mellon University and Suffolk University. Heather earned her Ph.D. in Ecology at UC Davis. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and two children.