Robert Lue

Robert Lue, Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology; Director of Harvardx; Tutor in Biochemical Sciences; Director of Life Sciences Education was recently appointed as the new Faculty Director of the Bok Center.  Katherine Taylor/Harvard Staff Photographer

Robert Lue helps to shape Harvard University’s engagement with online learning to expand its reach and impact globally. He is a professor of molecular and cellular biology at Harvard and the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, where he is responsible for fostering innovative teaching approaches across the arts and sciences. Lue is also faculty director of HarvardX, a university-wide online education initiative that included the founding of edX in partnership with MIT.

WATCH: Rob Lue reacts to the Science Sandbox mission, and extols the virtues of “blue sky dreaming.”

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