Science of Learning Project Coordinator

Lauren Kordonowy, Ph.D. 

Lauren Kordonowy received her B.A. in Biology at Kenyon College, and she went on to earn an M.Sc. in Biological Sciences from Simon Fraser University. She then pursued her Ph.D. at UNH in genetics, where she specialized in genomics and bioinformatics. Throughout her M.Sc. and Ph.D., Lauren was a teaching assistant in many courses within the biological sciences. While completing her Ph.D. at UNH, Lauren was a graduate assistant at CEITL, wherein she worked on STEM education as part of the Davis Educational Foundation Grant.

Lauren is the Science of Learning Project Coordinator at CEITL.  Her work includes developing and implementing projects for improving learning outcomes in undergraduate courses.  Lauren works closely with faculty members to address learning goals in their courses, and she has experience collaborating with faculty across many departments.  She was also the producer of the STEM video project, which produced several videos featuring UNH faculty members from many departments across the sciences. One of Lauren’s current long-term projects is the creation and deployment of the Student Cognition Toolbox, CETIL’s online interactive study strategy course. With Catherine Overson, Christopher Hakala, and Victor Benassi, she is co-editor of In Their Own Words: What scholars want you to know about why and how to apply the science of learning in your academic setting (forthcoming, 2022).