Gregory Light is the director of the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching and a faculty member in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University.
He completed his PhD (in higher education) at the University of London in the UK where he was also a faculty member of the Lifelong Learning Group at the Institute of Education. His teaching and research focuses on the theory and practice of learning, teaching and assessment in higher and professional education.
He has published over 50 papers and chapters in national and international peer-reviewed publications and given over 100 invited talks, workshops and conference presentations in North & South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is the author, with Susanna Calkins, of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional, (Sage 2001, 2009) and with Marina Micari, the Making Scientists: Six Principles for Effective College Teaching (Harvard University Press, 2013).
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