Todd D. Zakrajsek

The science of learning
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), USA

Todd D. Zakrajsek, PhD, is an associate professor at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), USA and Director of five annual Lilly Teaching Conferences. Todd was a tenured associate professor of psychology and established or led faculty development efforts at three universities before joining the UNC School of Medicine. Todd provides resources for faculty topics related to teaching and learning, leadership, and research and has served on many educationally related boards, including The Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, College Teaching, and Education in the Health Professions. Todd has consulted with organizations such as The American Council on Education (ACE), Lenovo Computer, Microsoft, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He has delivered keynote addresses and campus workshops at over 300 conferences and university campuses. Todd’s recently co-authored books include Advancing Online Teaching (2021); Teaching for Learning- 2nd Ed (2021), The New Science of Learning (2nd Ed) (2019); and Dynamic Lecturing (2017).