Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and Clinical Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning
Evgeniya Efremova is the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning at NYU Shanghai.
Evgeniya earned her Bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and an EdM in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Before joining NYU, Evgeniya managed international education services, STEM career exploration programs, and oversaw English language development programs at Global Ambassador International Counseling and Language Development Center. Following the onset of COVID-19, she led the center's transition to a sustainable, fully-online, AI-powered academic center.
In 2018, after earning her Masters in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, Evgeniya also led research at the Brain and Cognitive Development Lab at Ural Federal University. Collaborating with various educational institutions, she focused on identifying factors that enhance students' intrinsic motivation and agency and developing teacher support programs.
Skolzkov, A., & Efremova, E. (2023). Impact of a Brief Mindfulness Training on Anxiety, Depression, and Subjective Happiness of the First-Year Psychology Students in Russia: Pilot Case Study of Ural Federal University. SAGE Open, 13(2), 21582440231166601.
Efremova E. (2019). Individual differences in acquiring academic proficiency in English as a Second Language: a neurocognitive approach. Oral Presentation at the Third International Conference “More than ESP”, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Musy, N., Efremova, E., and Fahrni, D. The China Human Resource Paradox: Dealing Successfully with People Shortages in the Land of Billions. Shanghai. CH-ina (Shanghai) Co. December 2007
EdM, Mind, Brain and Education Harvard Graduate School of Education