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Denise Snyder (she/her)

Union College
Director of Learning Design & Digital Innovation; Academic Affairs Chief Diversity Officer Liaison
Denise is currently the director of learning design and digital innovation at Union College and has taught for fifteen years at the Harvard Extension School. Previously, she worked for more than thirteen years as a senior academic technologies analyst and project manager at Harvard Law School and two years at Empire State College as a lead instructional designer. In these roles, Denise works with faculty to integrate appropriate technology into instruction, and researches and designs discrete projects to create more meaningful, authentic learning environments for students. She completed a bachelor of science in communications at the State University of New York at Fredonia, and earned a graduate certificate in technology in education and a master of liberal arts with a concentration in educational technologies at the Harvard Extension School. In 2016, she received the Petra T. Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award at the Harvard Extension School.