Dr. Angelo is Professor of Higher Education and Director of the University Teaching Development Centre (UTDC) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Over the past 20 years, he has also served as faculty member, faculty developer, administrator and/or researcher at a diverse range of U.S. institutions, including Boston College, the University of California at Berkeley, The American Association for Higher Education (AAHE), and Harvard University.
His best-known publication, co-authored with K. Patricia Cross, is Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd Edition (Jossey-Bass, 1993), with more than 75,000 copies in print. A revised and updated Third Edition will be published in 2008.
He has also published Classroom Research: Early Lessons from Success (1991), Classroom Assessment and Classroom Research: An Update on Uses, Approaches, and Research Findings (1998), and more than30 articles and chapters. His current research focuses on research-led teaching and inquiry-based learning.
Dr. Angelo has held fellowships in Italy with the Fulbright Program, in Portugal with the Gulbenkian Foundation, and served as visiting scholar for the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) in 1998. That same year, he was named one of America’s “Forty Young Leaders of the Academy” in a Change Magazine poll.
Dr. Angelo has consulted on teaching, assessment, and learning improvement for more than 60 higher education associations/systems and 250 colleges and universities–and has given keynote speeches at more than 75 conferences–in all 50 United States and 16 other countries.
He earned his B.A. with Honors in government from California State University Sacramento, an M.A. in political science and second master’s degree in education from Boston University, and his doctorate from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.
A teacher first and foremost since 1978, Dr. Angelo has taught high school, undergraduate and postgraduate student, as well as returning adults and mid-career professionals. At Victoria, he designed and leads a new Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching for experienced college and university teachers.