Nathalie A. Vladis

Nathalie A. Vladis

Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning

Nathalie joined the Teaching + Learning Lab in 2023

Nathalie collaborates with MIT educators to enhance teaching and learning experiences by implementing evidence-based practices and contributes to the ongoing development of TLL certificate programs for graduate students and postdocs. Her work is informed by her experience in the classroom, academic development, and education research exploring creativity and problem-solving in higher education.

Before joining TLL, Nathalie was an Assistant Professor of Biology (Neuroscience) at Brandeis and a Curriculum Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. She has taught Statistics, Data Analysis in Python and R, Data Visualization, and Neurobiology courses.

Nathalie holds a Ph.D. in Integrative Physiology from the University of Edinburgh. Her doctoral work explored the role of electrical synapses in neuronal aging in the model organism C.elegans. At the University of Edinburgh, she also worked as an Academic Developer at the Institute for Academic Development (IAD), focusing on graduate peer learning and support. She also has an M.Sc. in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience from Goldsmiths (University of London) and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Charles de Gaulle University in Lille, France.