Rabbi Karen G Reiss Medwed, Ph.D.


Digital education; faith based education; radical inclusivity

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Rabbi Dr. Karen G Reiss Medwed,  works in higher education, and is a Teaching Professor in Education and Professional Studies.

Dr. Reiss Medwed's scholarship includes understanding the growth of the field of online education and instruction in higher education, K-12 education and faith-based education. 

Dr. Reiss Medwed earned her Ph.D. from New York University's Steinhardt School of Education in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Jewish education.  She was also a Steinhardt Fellow for the four years of her doctoral studies. She went on to design and develop a Master of Education program in Faith-Based Education at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. Dr. Reiss Medwed studies innovative practices for online course design and instruction for higher education.  From faith-based education, to network and digital learning, her studies focus on connected learning and radical belonging in education.

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vision driven higher education leader, creative digital education innovator, caring network matrix weaver, audacious partnerships connector, creator of meaningful imaginative relationships across the globe in experiential learning and across faith based education, deeply invested in social justice & radical belonging