Nina Huntemann, Ph.D. is Head of Academics and Research at edX. In this role, Nina develops the academic policies for the edX platform, sets the teaching and learning vision that guides product development, provides online teaching and learning expertise to 130 edX partner institutions, manages educational policy projects, and facilitates research across edX university partners. Nina has over 15 years of college-level teaching, program administration, and faculty development experience. Prior to joining edX, she was an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at Suffolk University. Nina received her Ph.D. in communication from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.