Allison Pingree
Director of Professional Pedagogy, SLATE

Pingree offers individualized instructional consultation to HKS faculty (including class observations, syllabus design, strategies for managing classroom dynamics, and mid-course student feedback), facilitates the HKS teaching seminar series, organizes the New Faculty Institute and HKS Teaching Week, and disseminates and supports research-based best practices for professional pedagogy in the HKS teaching community. Before HKS, she served for 13 years as director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching, an institution-wide center serving all of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools. Pingree holds a PhD in English and American literature from Harvard, taught there in English, history and literature, and expository writing, and served as acting associate director at the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Her research interests include mindfulness and contemplative practice in higher education, learning spaces, interdisciplinary teaching and collaboration, and leadership and organizational change. VIEW FULL BIO