Stephen Carson

 

Stephen Carson
Associate Director, Membership Management
Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab

Stephen Carson is Associate Director, Membership Management for the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at MIT. Before joining the J-WEL team, he served as Director of Operations and Director of Program Business Development for OPENPediatrics (http://openpediatrics.org), a global best practices sharing project at Boston Children’s Hospital.

He has also served as Director of Communications and External Relations for MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu) and as the first president of the board of directors of the OpenCourseWare Consortium—now the Open Education Consortium—(http://oeconsortium.org).

Steve began his career as Associate Director of Emerson College’s Division of Continuing Education where – in addition to managing core academic activities of the division – he developed and taught Emerson’s first asynchronous, Web-based distance learning course. Steve earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and taught creative and expository writing there for five years.