Virginia Maurer, MA

Senior Associate, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University
Virginia Maurer is a consultant in K-12 and higher education, working with faculty at institutions in the United States and abroad on a range of issues related to language, culture, communication, and pedagogy. She has extensive international experience, having conducted teacher-training and faculty development seminars and workshops in over 40 countries. For seventeen years, she served as associate director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University, where she was part of a team charged with improving the quality of teaching and learning in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. While at the Bok Center, she provided individualized instructional consultation to faculty and graduate teaching fellows, and developed and led seminars and workshops on teaching and learning in higher education. Prior to that, she developed and directed Bok Center programs and services for international faculty and scholars. Maurer has taught a range of topics related to communication (for example, academic English for non-native speakers of English, expository writing, and public speaking) at the Harvard Extension School, Boston University, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, Greece. She was a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Pristina in Kosovo. She holds a BA from the Colorado College and an MA from the University of Texas at Austin.


  • MA University of Texas, Austin