Practical Expertise Meets Research-Backed Pedagogy

At Foundry College, every class is designed and taught by an experienced faculty member with a Ph.D. in a relevant field. Our faculty are also trained experts in active learning and competency-based learning–proven methods at the forefront of learning science.   

Meet the Curriculum Visionary

Stephen Kosslyn

Dr. Stephen M. Kosslyn, Foundry College Founder and CEO

Dr. Stephen M. Kosslyn is the President and CEO of Foundry College. He and a team of instructional designers built the Foundry curriculum and designed our teaching techniques, based on his decades of work in learning science. Most recently, Dr. Kosslyn served as the Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute. He was previously the director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Prior to that, he was chair of the Department of Psychology, Dean of Social Science, and the John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James at Harvard University. He received a B.A. from UCLA and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, both in psychology.

Meet the Faculty

Tracey Leacock

Tracey Leacock is the instructional designer for Learning for Life.

Beth Callaghan

Beth Callaghan is the instructional designer for Clear Communications.

Louise Vigeant

Louise Vigeant is the instructional designer for Critical Analyses.

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Opportunities for Faculty

Foundry is actively seeking talented, innovative faculty to help us grow. If you hold a Ph.D. and have experience teaching critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, learning techniques, or collaboration skills, and would like to teach a diverse body of motivated students via our proprietary technology, we would love to hear from you.

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