Edward Maloney

Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship at Georgetown University

Eddie Maloney is the executive director of The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), a professor of the practice of narrative literature and theory in the Department of English, and the founding director of the Program in Learning, Design, and Technology. He holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in English Literature and a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University in English and Textual Studies.

As Executive Director of CNDLS, a center for research and applied innovation on teaching, learning, and technology, he helps to define Georgetown’s strategy to advance teaching and learning practices at the University, including developing innovative approaches to technology-enhanced learning, learning analytics, and fulfilling the Jesuit mission of teaching to the whole student.

As a professor in the Department of English, he teaches courses on modernism, postmodernism, critical and narrative theory. He has a particular interest in the works of James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jorge Luis Borges, and he has published on Joyce and others, as well as on issues related to narrative theory, film studies, and hypertext fiction.

As founding director of the Program in Learning, Design, and Technology, he works with students to engage in a critical study of higher education through the lenses of learning, design, technology, and analytics. He is the author of two books (with Josh Kim), Learning Innovation and the Future of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins UP, February 2020) and The Low-Density University: 15 Scenarios for Higher Education (Johns Hopkins UP, August 2020).