Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
Faculty Tech Day
Innovations in Teaching and Research: Technology Day at Marquette
Dr. Bryan Alexander is a futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant and teacher, working in the field of how technology transforms education. He completed his doctoral degree in English language and literature at the University of Michigan in 1997, with a dissertation on doppelgangers in Romantic-era fiction and poetry.
Then he taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana. There he also pioneered multi-campus interdisciplinary classes, while organizing an information literacy initiative.
From 2002 to 2014, Alexander worked with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit working to help small colleges and universities best integrate digital technologies. With NITLE he held several roles, including co-director of a regional education and technology center, director of emerging technologies and senior fellow. Over those years, Alexander helped develop and support the nonprofit, grew peer networks, consulted and conducted a sustained research agenda.
In 2013, Alexander launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. Through BAC, he consults throughout higher education in the U.S. and abroad. He also speaks widely and publishes frequently.