Dr. Nathalie Vladis Joins TLL’s Teaching & Learning Team
We are excited to welcome TLL’s newest member, Nathalie Vladis, PhD, as Assistant Director for Teaching & Learning. Nathalie will collaborate with MIT educators to enhance teaching and learning experiences by implementing evidence-based practices and contributing to the ongoing development of TLL certificate programs for graduate students and postdocs. Her work is informed by her national and international experiences in the classroom, as an academic developer, and her research exploring creativity and problem-solving in higher education.
Before joining TLL, Nathalie was an Assistant Professor of Biology (Neuroscience) at Brandeis and a Curriculum Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. She has taught statistics, data analysis in Python and R, data visualization, and neurobiology courses.
Nathalie holds a PhD in Integrative Physiology from the University of Edinburgh. Her doctoral work explored the role of electrical synapses in neuronal aging in the model organism C.elegans. At the University of Edinburgh, she also worked as an academic developer at the Institute for Academic Development, focusing on graduate peer learning and support. She also has an MSc in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience from Goldsmiths (University of London) and an undergraduate degree in psychology from Charles de Gaulle University.
— Melissa Mangino, TLL