Lauren Alpert Maurer, PhD
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer’s role is to ensure that OpenMind is as effective as it can be for learners and learning facilitators. She recently completed a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her research (focusing on education and cognitive science) culminated in honors for her dissertation examining the popular pedagogical concept of “metacognition” from an empirical standpoint. At OpenMind she draws upon five years of experience as an instructor at Baruch College, where her introductory philosophy courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics around ethics and politics. Lauren earned a BA in Neuroscience & Behavior (magna cum laude) from Columbia University after transferring from The Juilliard School’s BFA program in Dance Performance. 

Lauren Alpert Maurer, PhD
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer’s role is to ensure that OpenMind is as effective as it can be for learners and learning facilitators. She recently completed a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her research (focusing on education and cognitive science) culminated in honors for her dissertation examining the popular pedagogical concept of “metacognition” from an empirical standpoint. At OpenMind she draws upon five years of experience as an instructor at Baruch College, where her introductory philosophy courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics around ethics and politics. Lauren earned a BA in Neuroscience & Behavior (magna cum laude) from Columbia University after transferring from The Juilliard School’s BFA program in Dance Performance. 

Lauren Alpert Maurer, PhD
Learning Solutions Analyst

Lauren Alpert Maurer’s role is to ensure that OpenMind is as effective as it can be for learners and learning facilitators. She recently completed a PhD in Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her research (focusing on education and cognitive science) culminated in honors for her dissertation examining the popular pedagogical concept of “metacognition” from an empirical standpoint. At OpenMind she draws upon five years of experience as an instructor at Baruch College, where her introductory philosophy courses empowered students to engage in productive, exploratory dialogue around thorny topics around ethics and politics. Lauren earned a BA in Neuroscience & Behavior (magna cum laude) from Columbia University after transferring from The Juilliard School’s BFA program in Dance Performance. 

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