Chris Unger, PhD
PhD (Human Development and Learning Theory), Harvard University
EdM (Interactive Technology in Education), Harvard University
Chris Unger is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Graduate Education programs, including the Doctor of Education program. His current research interests include the design and development of systems to support and catalyze education entrepreneurship and innovation. Dr. Unger has more than 25 years of experience providing technical assistance and conducting research and evaluation in schools, districts, and state education departments across the country and in Colombia and Argentina. His most recent work includes assisting state education agencies in their efforts to catalyze, support, and evaluate significant statewide school and district improvement efforts, with a focus on state, district, and school capacity building and innovation.
Previously, Dr. Unger served at both Brown University and Harvard University. At Brown, he supported numerous high-school redesign initiatives and worked with several state departments of education in their pursuit of statewide school and district improvement. While at Harvard, Dr. Unger directed several university, district, and school improvement initiatives.