Dr. Christine Harrington, owner of Scholary Teaching LLC, has over 20 years of experience in higher education. Currently, she is a Professor in the Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership, and Policy at Morgan State University and a part-time lecturer at the master's level in the Learning and Teaching department at Rutgers University.
Previously she was a Professor at New Jersey City University where she developed, launched, and coordinated a doctoral program in Community College Leadership. Most of her career has been at the community college level. Her roles at Middlesex College included Professor in the Department of History and Social Sciences, Director of the Center for the Enrichment of Learning and Teaching, Student Success Coordinator, Assessment Coordinator, Counselor, and Disability Services Provider. She also served a 2-year term as the Executive Director of the Center for Student Success at the NJ Council of County Colleges.
She is the author of Student Success in College: Doing What Works! 4th edition, a research-based text for the first-year seminar course that aligns with Guided Pathways, published by Cengage Learning, Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why, published by Routledge, Engaging Faculty in Guided Pathways: A Practical Resource for College Leaders, and Ensuring Learning: Supporting Faculty to Improve Student Success, published by Rowman and Littlefield. She also co-authored with Todd Zakrajsek Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies for Evidence-Based Practices, and Designing a Motivational Syllabus: Creating a Learning Path for Student Engagement with Melissa Thomas, both published by Routledge, and Why the First-Year Seminar Matters: Helping Students Choose and Stay on a Career Path with Theresa Orosz, published by Rowman and Littlefield. Dr. Harrington is frequently invited to present at conferences and at colleges and universities.