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Welcome Jennifer Ogg Wilson!

Posted by on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 in News.

Headshot of Jennifer Ogg AndersonWe are proud to announce that Jennifer Ogg Wilson has joined of the Office of Education Design and Development (formerly the Center for Teaching) as its new Director. As a Vanderbilt alumna with a Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science, she is thrilled to be back on campus. A seasoned learning facilitator, she has created and led over 300 educational development workshops and programs for university faculty and staff. Her areas of expertise center around active learning, metacognition, student engagement and belonging, teaching innovation, and educational research. Her two most recent research projects explore the effects of personality on active learning and learning gains experienced by students taught through virtual reality. Prior to joining the OEDD in February of 2024, she was the Director of Teaching Programs at the University of Louisville. She also served for six years an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Tennessee Tech University, where she was the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award in General Education. Jennifer holds B.A.s in French and International Studies from the University of Tennessee, which support her favorite hobby of travel. Her other interests outside of higher education include downhill skiing, scuba diving, and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs. Please join us in welcoming Jen back to Vanderbilt!

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