Roxanne Russell

Columbia University

Roxanne Russell, PhD has over 20 years of university-level teaching experience and over 15 years of professional experience with designing, developing, integrating and evaluating online learning environments in higher education. Before coming to the Mailman School, Dr. Russell worked with faculty to launch and sustain the first fully online doctoral program at Emory University, a program designed to prioritize student context, build community and scaffold real-world summative projects. Through her academic design studio, Dr. Russell worked with University of Virginia's Course Design Institute to create an award-winning faculty development forum and course mapping tool. She has also served as a mentor for the Center for Disease Control's E-Learning Institute for the past five years, working with public health practitioners to design and develop courses for the Public Health Foundation's TRAIN Learning Network. Dr. Russell has presented and published in the areas of digital learning and learning analytics in public, private, and non‐profit sectors in the US, India and China and was issued a patent for a machine learning reading comprehension tool.

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