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BS, Evolutionary Anthropology and Brain, Behavior, & Cognitive Science, University of Michigan

Jessi Kittel

Design Manager

Why I choose to work at Academic Innovation:

I’m passionate about lifelong learning and supporting an engaged, informed public. My role with the Center for Academic Innovation connects me to diverse teams and schools of thought across the University and allows me to contribute to innovative and accessible educational opportunities.

Current Roles/Previous Experience:

Utilizing her expertise in project management and engaging her love of problem-solving, Jessi coordinates the efforts of faculty, content specialists, and learning and design experts in the production of online learning initiatives from scoping through launch.

Prior to joining the Center for Academic Innovation, Jessi worked in research regulation and oversight as the IACUC Administrator at Tufts University and later as a Quality Assurance Specialist at the University of Michigan. She facilitated compliance and minimized barriers to high-quality, ethical research through highly collaborative relationships with researchers and active participation and presentation at several national conferences. She brings to CAI a continued interest in communication and transparency about biomedical research.

Ask me to learn about:

Project management
Effective training
Science communication
British murder mysteries
Highland dancing

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