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

Sarah Jessop

Associate Director for Engagement and Communication

Voice and speech specialist working with Harvard’s teaching community to foster freer, more expressive and dynamic communication in the classroom.... Read more about Sarah Jessop

50 Church Street, Room 383
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
Pamela Pollock

Pamela Pollock

Associate Director for Professional and Scholarly Development

Pamela Pollock provides leadership for many of the Bok Center’s professional and scholarly development offerings for graduate students, including the Bok Seminars, the Bok Center Teaching Certificate, the Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars and the Harvard Horizons mentoring program.... 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