Lauren Barbeau, Ph.D.
Assistant Director for Learning and Technology Initiatives

Lauren Barbeau is the Assistant Director for Learning and Technology Initiatives. In this role, she coordinates the Teaching with Technology partnerships and assists faculty in finding the right technology tools to meet their pedagogical needs. She developed an interest in the intersection of pedagogy and technology as a graduate student Liberman Teaching with Technology Fellow. This interest led her to faculty development positions at Georgia Southern University and the University of Georgia. Her co-authored book project, Critical Teaching Behaviors: Defining, Documenting, and Discussing Good Teaching (Stylus Publishing, 2023), offers instructors a framework for identifying, implementing, and documenting effective teaching behaviors as well as aligned peer observation and student feedback instruments to help them gather external perspectives on their teaching. Lauren earned her Ph.D. in English, specializing in 19th century American Literature with a certificate in American Culture Studies, from Washington University in St. Louis.