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Jennifer Harrison

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Associate Director for Assessment, FDC
Jennifer M. Harrison has worked in higher education for almost 30 years and is currently UMBC’s Associate Director for Assessment in the Faculty Development Center. She has expertise in accreditation, institutional effectiveness, student learning assessment, critical pedagogy, curriculum development, educational technology, and online and face-to-face active learning; she specializes in interdisciplinary educational development. An experienced speaker, she has created hundreds of workshops, programs, and presentations for a range of higher education audiences, including national, regional, and local conferences. She designed and implemented the assessment process for her former institution, was instrumental in garnering 10-year reaccreditation, and was the founding director of the assessment committee. At UMBC, she consults with faculty and staff to strengthen learning assessment practices and offers seminars and workshops to support faculty development.