Stephen Carson

Associate Director and Head of Operations, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab, MIT

Board Service

Oversight Boards

Open Education Consortium (previously OpenCourseWare Consortium), Cambridge, MA

  • Board of Directors, April 2008-May 2012 (President 2008-2011)
    • oversaw the incorporation of the OCW Consortium as a Massachusetts 501c3 non-profit organization
    • secured three-year $1.5 M grant from William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support Consortium activities
    • generated $350K in support commitments from Consortium members
  • 2017 Year of Open Steering Committee, April 2017-December 2017
  • Open MOOCs Committee, August 2013-April 2014 (Chair)
  • 2011 Global OpenCourseWare Consortium Conference, Cambridge, MA
    • Planning Committee Co-Chair, June 2010-May 2011
  • Membership Committee, April 2008-April 2014

Advisory Boards

OPENPediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

  • Advisory Committee Member, September 2011-March 2014, September 2017-Present

University of Washington, Educational Outreach, Seattle, WA

  • Advisory Board Member, November 2010-March 2014

Peer 2 Peer University

  • Advisory Committee Member, October 2008-March 2014

Learning International Networks Consortium, Cambridge, MA

  • Advisory Committee Member, November 2007-March 2014

Health Sciences Online, Vancouver, BC

  • Advisory Committee Member, June 2006-March 2014

KNEXT Education Software & Solutions, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Advisory Committee Member, May 2012-October 2013


Emerson College, Boston, MA

  • NEASC Reaccreditation Self-Study Committee, Programs & Instruction Subcommittee, March 2001-December 2002
  • Strategic Planning Committee, New Markets Task Force, October 2000-December 2000
  • Academic Planning Committee, Continuing Education Representative, April 2000-December 2002
  • Outcomes Assessment Development Committee, December 1999-December 2002
  • Outcomes Assessment Preliminary College-Wide Committee, October 1999