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Kristen Sosulski

Kristen Sosulski
Clinical Associate Professor of IOMS
Director of Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Office: Tisch 408 | Phone: (212) 998-0994

Kristen Sosulski is an Associate Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the current Director for the Stern Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Professor Sosulski received her doctorate in Communications, Computing, and Technology in Education from Columbia University. Her B.S. is from NYU Stern School of Business in Information Systems. She teaches MBA and executive courses in data visualization, R programming, and operations management. Her passion for technology and learning sciences has led her to a career as an information systems professor in a business school who develops innovative practices for higher education.

Professor Sosulski is the co-author of the Essentials of Online Course Design: A standards-based guide (Routledge, 2011, second edition, Routledge, 2015) and the Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Learning (Routledge, 2013).

Professor Sosulski’s research, and practice focus is on technological progress in education. Her specific area of expertise is online education and educational technology.

Maya Maya Georgieva
Associate Director of Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Location: Tisch 409 | Phone: (212) 998-0996

Maya Georgieva is the Associate Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Maya provides strategic leadership to advance academic initiatives that transform the teaching-learning environment. She has spearheaded the implementation of learning design and technology, learning spaces, blended learning and faculty development. Her most recent work and projects focus on design thinking and the innovative use of mobile technology and game design to foster higher levels of student engagement. In her role at Stern, Maya also works to foster institutional and external partnerships.

In 2010 - 2011, in partnership with XanEdu Publishing I lead the iPad pilot at Stern. The project was recognized with the Campus Technology Innovator Award for our collaboration on designing a student centered iPad App. Campus Technology annually recognizes visionary projects in the Teaching and Learning category for pioneering learning design/instructional design; immersive technologies; social software, Web 2.0 and mobile learning.

Her work has been featured at EDUCAUSE, Sloan-C, EdMEDIA, New Media Consortium (NMC) and Campus Technology. In summer 2013 Maya was invited at the annual NMC to deliver one of the signature Five Minutes of Fame talks. The talk focused on innovation in education and is available to view at:

Katelyn Lemay
Katelyn Lemay
Educational Technologist
Location: Tisch 409 | Phone: (212) 998-0919

Katelyn Lemay joined the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning as a student fellow in 2009 and transitioned into the full-time Educational Technologist role three years later. In the past she has collaborated with faculty to create interactive maps for study tours and has assisted the team with NYU Classes and classroom technology. In her role as CITL’s Educational Technologist, Katelyn continues to work with faculty to design and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences leveraging NYU Classes, educational apps, web conferencing software, student response systems, and multimedia content. Katelyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in French and Linguistics from NYU in May 2012 and hopes to continue her education while she works with the CITL. 

Ian Stewart Ian Stewart
Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting
Senior Faculty Development Consultant

Office: Tisch 502 | Phone: (212) 998-0184

Ian Stewart has taught college and graduate courses in financial accounting for 30 years. His Ph.D. is in accounting. In the 1970s and 1980s he taught accounting at two New Zealand Universities, the Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland. In 1991 he joined the accounting department at Seattle Pacific University and assumed leadership of faculty development in the School of Business and Economics in 1996. In 1996-97, he won the professor of the year award at Seattle Pacific University. In 2002 he became director of the Faculty Center for Professional Development at Cal Poly Pomona. He joined the Stern School of Business as Senior Faculty Development Consultant, Director of Faculty Development in October, 2005.