The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship & Innovation brings collaborative design-based problem-solving to educational systems; supports faculty research and scholarly inquiry in education; leverages new technologies for learning; and creates digital solutions for the dissemination of knowledge.

What We Do

Design Initiatives

Creating a new vision for educational innovation through a collaborative and open process of design. Learn more...

Scholarly Initiatives

Promoting and supporting the creation of new knowledge by our renowned faculty. Learn more...

Technology Initiatives

Changing the way we think about and use new digital technologies for learning. Learn more...


Meet the OofSI Team

Elizabeth Mirabal

Administrative Specialist

My typical day is filled with helping Punya Mishra get to his meetings on time and with everything that he needs, as well as making sure the OofSI keeps humming along.  I’m originally from Gallup, NM, also...

Jennifer Stein

Director, Design Initiatives

In my role in OofSI, I manage our Design Initiatives, in particular supporting Community Design Labs. I have lived in many different places, including Tokyo, New York City and the Bay Area, but consider Boston...

What's New

This is the final installment of a series of blog posts about my adventure as a Design Strategist within the Office of...

This is the fifth installment of a series of blog posts about my journey as a Design Strategist within the Office of...

This is the fourth installment of a series of blog posts about my experience as a Design Strategist within the Office of...

This is the third installment of a series of posts about my key learnings as a Design Strategist within the Office of...

This is the second installment of a series of posts about my key learnings as a Design Strategist within the Office of...

I just got back from a trip to Israel. I was invited by the MEITAL 2019 conference and...