Marty Samuels
Marty Samuels
CTL Director
781-736-3873 Farber 2
Pronouns: he, him, his

Dr. Marty Samuels is always delighted to help faculty and graduate students design and teach their courses meaningfully, effectively, and inclusively. He is passionate about collaborating with faculty and graduate students across disciplines to think about how to bring their disciplines to life for their students.

Marty can assist with:

  • (re)designing courses and assignments to be authentic, transparent, and inspiring;
  • incorporating active learning and inclusive teaching strategies;
  • interpreting student feedback;
  • fostering communities of practice and scholarship focused on teaching and learning;
  • cultivating classrooms that are engaging and equitable;
  • providing pedagogy training for TAs;
  • facilitating departmental meetings and conversations about teaching and learning;
  • supporting faculty and staff who are writing educational grants; and
  • any other teaching and learning projects you have in mind.
Please don't hesitate to reach out before the semester while you're planning your courses, during the semester, or after the semester to reflect.

Marty holds a PhD in biochemistry from Harvard University, where he taught a wide range of undergraduate biology and chemistry courses and won numerous teaching awards before becoming the Associate Director for Science at Harvard’s Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Before joining the Bok Center, he served as the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies for Molecular and Cellular Biology and Chemical and Physical Biology, teaching and mentoring hundreds of students. Most recently, he was the Head of Content for LabXchange, Harvard’s free, interactive science education platform.

If there is anything he can do to support you, please let him know!

Schedule a meeting with Marty via Calendly