Dr. Kelly J. Conn has been a full-time faculty member since 2012, teaching courses in the Graduate School of Education. Informed by her previous career in laboratory science, she developed and taught two new courses in STEM education and contributed to the development of courses in educational leadership and research ethics. Dr. Conn is currently collaborating on a project to develop and grow experiential learning in K-12 classrooms by co-directing the Network of Experiential Learning Teachers (NExT). She coauthored a book commissioned by the College of Professional Studies, "The Lowell Institute School at Northeastern University" (2015) and was lead science consultant to the Abakhokeli Project, a joint science-teacher-training effort of Northeastern and South Africa's Western Cape Education Department. She earned her PhD in biochemistry from Boston University and did postdoctoral work in neuroscience. Dr. Conn lives in Boston, and teaches in Boston and online and is the regional lead faculty member for the EdD program in Hong Kong.