Robert G. Doyle, who has been with Harvard University since 1984, is associate dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and former associate dean of Harvard College. He is also an academic adviser in Harvard College specializing in advising students from Eastern and Central Europe. He received Harvard’s Star Family Award for Excellence in Advising. Doyle earned his doctoral degree at Boston University, where he wrote a dissertation on the relationship between job satisfaction and self-concept.
During the past six years, Doyle has presented and served as a featured presenter or keynote speaker on the topics of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), assistive technology, and higher education technology design for learning spaces at conferences in the United States, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Turkey, Singapore, France, Colombia, Estonia, and Cyprus. In July 2018, at the International Conference on New Horizons in Education in Paris, France, Doyle was a keynote speaker and presented, Anatomy of Flipped Classrooms.
Doyle serves on the board of several journals, including Educational Technology Research and Development; Learning, Design, and Technology: An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice and Policy; and the recently developed Journal of Formative Design in Learning.
Doyle is a lifetime member and sits on the Board of Directors of the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). In addition, he is the treasurer of the AECT Foundation. He has received numerous AECT awards, and the most recent include the 2015 Presidential Award, the 2014 Distinguished Service Award, and the 2012 AECT International Division Distinguished Service Award.