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Megan Lyster

Assistant Director of the Wurtele Center


Curiosity, collaboration and human-centered design have been at the heart of Megan’s 15 years of work in higher education. Most recently, she served as the instructional designer for experiential learning in the Center for Community Engagement at Amherst College, where she worked with faculty across disciplines to design and facilitate community-based and project-based learning. Prior to that, Megan taught courses and supported independent student work in social entrepreneurship at Hampshire College. She holds a B.A. from Hampshire College with a concentration in family and developmental psychology, and an M.A. from Prescott College with a concentration in education.


M.A., Prescott College
B.A., Hampshire College

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