Ryan MacDowell

Communications Strategist & Project Coordinator


Ryan joined the Teaching + Learning Lab in 2018. He manages a range of online and print communications to engage the MIT community in TLL's programming, and to disseminate useful resources in teaching and evaluation. He coordinates marketing and event planning for the TLL Speaker Series and Data Talks, while generally providing logistical and marketing assisstance across TLL projects. 

Prior to joining MIT, Ryan founded and directed a media production company in Montreal, focusing on promoting education, social impact, and the creative arts. He has over eight years of experience in designing and creating media, events, programming, and communications in higher education settings. At McGill University, from which he graduated with a BA in Psychology and World Religions, he worked in student services to co-lead a redesign of student leadership development programming campus-wide.