Explore our collection of faculty spotlights to learn more about the instructors who teach at Harvard Extension School. They come from across Harvard and from local, national, and international universities. Many are industry experts from a wide range of fields.
"Adult learners are making a deliberate choice to study, and they’re interested in the topic and very willing to do the work. It’s a wonderful group to teach."
"As a practitioner focusing on an emerging trend like sustainable IT, I can’t think of a better place to talk about it other than the Harvard Extension School."
"It is wonderful to interact with working professionals from around the world who are seeking an enriching learning experience and are interested in being part of a rigorous and intellectually vibrant academic community." Field: Government and International Relations
"Teaching economic development and racial equity from someone who has lived and experienced both the successful programs and strategies as well as the failures can be a powerful tool in understanding the material and connecting with students beyond just the surface course material." Field: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Leadership
"I spend my time trying to figure out how to take climate actions that will build a healthier, more just, and sustainable world, especially for our children." Field: Sustainability
"Returning to school can take your life in a whole new direction, as it did for me. And please remember that you are never too old to follow your dreams — I'm living proof."
"We set up a virtual lab environment for our students, giving them hands-on experience working with crucial computer forensics tools and their class and text experience." Field: Cybersecurity
"Every decision you make is an easy one if you do so through the lens of becoming the best physician possible."
"In my time at Harvard I've worked with students from a vast range of personal, cultural and professional backgrounds and over time I've learned as much from them as I hope they have from me." Field: Creative Writing and Literature