Bennett Goldberg

Director, Assistant Provost for Learning and Teaching and Professor
Northwestern University
Bennett Goldberg is the Director of Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching; Assistant Provost for Learning and Teaching; and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University. He received a B.A from Harvard College in 1982, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from Brown University in 1984 and 1987. Following a Bantrell postdoc at MIT and the Francis Bitter National Magnet Lab, he joined the physics faculty at Boston University in 1989. He joined Northwestern University in August 2016.

Nationally, Bennett has been active in building a network of universities preparing future faculty to be excellent researchers and excellent teachers, has co-authored two massive open online courses for PhDs and postdocs on STEM learning and teaching, and is involved in bringing together cross-sector organizations to scale effective strategies for increasing access to higher education for underrepresented groups.

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