Carnegie Mellon University

Eberly Center

Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

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Chad Hershock, PhD

Director of Evidence-Based Teaching & DEI Initiatives

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Chad Hershock is the Director of Evidence-Based Teaching and DEI Initiatives. Chad leads the Eberly Center's teams of teaching and assessment consultants. He has over 15 years of experience consulting individually with instructors and designing innovative educational development programs on teaching and learning, course design, instructional technology, education research, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Chad's academic training includes a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Michigan. From 2005 – 2013, he served as an Assistant Director and Coordinator of Science, Health Science, and Instructional Technology Initiatives at the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. Chad has been teaching courses in biology and education for undergraduates, graduate students, and/or post-docs since 1994. He publishes regularly on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and Educational Development (SoED). He joined the Eberly Center in 2013.