Lauren Alpert Maurer
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer believes that educators don’t have to compromise between rigor and fun. After completing her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior at Columbia University, she pursued a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her soon-to-be defended dissertation scrutinizes claims about “best practices” for pedagogy through the lens of cognitive science. While designing curricular content for OpenMind, she draws upon her experience as a lecturer at Baruch College, where her courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics in ethics and politics.

Lauren Alpert Maurer
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer believes that educators don’t have to compromise between rigor and fun. After completing her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior at Columbia University, she pursued a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her soon-to-be defended dissertation scrutinizes claims about “best practices” for pedagogy through the lens of cognitive science. While designing curricular content for OpenMind, she draws upon her experience as a lecturer at Baruch College, where her courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics in ethics and politics.

Lauren Alpert Maurer
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer believes that educators don’t have to compromise between rigor and fun. After completing her BA in Neuroscience and Behavior at Columbia University, she pursued a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her soon-to-be defended dissertation scrutinizes claims about “best practices” for pedagogy through the lens of cognitive science. While designing curricular content for OpenMind, she draws upon her experience as a lecturer at Baruch College, where her courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics in ethics and politics.

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