Institute on Creating Active and Engaged Classrooms in Higher Education
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Todd Zakrajsek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and former Executive Director of the Academy of Educators at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Todd served as a tenured associate professor of psychology at Southern Oregon University before directing three teaching centers (Southern Oregon University, Central Michigan University, and University of North Carolina) over the past 15 years. Todd currently serves in leadership roles for several educational efforts, and sits on editorial boards for journals in the area of teaching and learning. He also directs five Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning. Todd is an international speaker who is requested regularly for keynotes and campus workshops, having published and presented widely on the topic of effective teaching and student learning. Todd recently co-authored two books, The New Science of Learning (2013) and Teaching for Learning (2015).