Senior Staff

Adam Beaver

Adam Beaver

Director of Pedagogy and Practice

As Director of Pedagogy and Practice, Adam Beaver provides leadership and strategic direction for the Bok Center's faculty and graduate student programming, while working closely with faculty and graduate students in the humanities, social sciences, and General Education.... Read more about Adam Beaver

50 Church Street, room 382
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1947

Jenny Bergeron

Director of Educational Research and Evaluation

Jenny Bergeron, PhD, is the Director of Educational Research and Evaluation at the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning where she oversees evaluation and research of Harvard’s leading educational initiatives.... Read more about Jenny Bergeron

125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 312
Cambridge, MA 02138

Tamara Brenner

Executive Director

As Executive Director of the Bok Center, Tamara provides leadership for programmatic activities to enhance teaching and learning, and she oversees administrative and financial activities at the Bok Center.... Read more about Tamara Brenner

125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 323
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3754
Pauline Carpenter

Pauline Carpenter

Instructional Specialist
As an Instructional Specialist for the Bok Center's Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars, Pauline helps individuals develop oral and classroom communication skills so that they can feel confident and be successful in their roles as both teachers and graduate students.... Read more about Pauline Carpenter
125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 318
Cambridge, MA 02138
Courtney Hall

Courtney Hall

Educational Research Analyst

As an Education Research Analyst for the Bok Center’s Educational Research and Evaluation Program, Courtney works closely with faculty and staff... Read more about Courtney Hall

125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 311
Cambridge, MA 02138

Jonah Johnson

Assistant Director of Writing Pedagogy

As the Assistant Director of Writing Pedagogy at the Bok Center, Jonah oversees the Bok Writing Fellows Program (BWF), a new initiative aimed at improving the mentoring of departmental writing fellows and creating a more unified culture of academic writing in the College.... Read more about Jonah Johnson

50 Church Street, Room 372
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9818

Noelle Lopez

Learning Lab Fellow for Ethics & Critical Engagement
Noelle is a philosopher working to integrate contemplative, creative, and socially engaged practices in both academic and non-academic educational settings.... Read more about Noelle Lopez
50 Church Street, Room 376-1
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3324
Pamela Pollock

Pamela Pollock

Associate Director for Professional and Scholarly Development

Pamela Pollock provides strategic oversight of a full portfolio of teacher training, professional development and scholarly communication programming for graduate students, including the Bok Seminars and Teaching Certificate, the Fall Teaching Conference and Winter Teaching Week, the Pedagogy Fellows program, the Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars, the Harvard Horizons mentoring program and other initiatives. ... Read more about Pamela Pollock

125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 316
Cambridge, MA 02138

Samantha Reed

Director of Administrative Services

As Director of Administrative Services at the Bok Center, Sam is responsible for the oversight of the administrative, financial, and staff operations.... Read more about Samantha Reed

125 Mount Auburn Street, room 308
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4738

Mara Sidmore

Artistic Director for Applied Theatre Practice

As the Artistic Director of Applied Theatre Practice, Mara’s responsibilities are two-fold. She directs the Bok Center Players, an interactive theatre...

Read more about Mara Sidmore
50 Church Street, Room 376-2
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4162

Jeff Solomon

Qualitative Research Analyst
Jeff Solomon's expertise is in qualitative evaluation and research methods. For 20+ years Jeff has conducted education and healthcare evaluation and research... Read more about Jeff Solomon
125 Mt. Auburn Street, room 310
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-0467