Christopher Washington joins Noodle as an Academic Director. He brings over a decade of higher education experience, working as a tutor, activities coordinator, course instructor, and most recently as an academic administrator. Chris is passionate about partnering with faculty to leverage technology and translate subject matter expertise into engaging, meaningful, and scalable lessons that hold students at the center. Prior to joining Noodle, Chris served as the Program Director of Postgraduate Programs at Hult International Business School, where he managed three graduate business degree programs and oversaw strategy, curriculum, and student experience for over 450 international students. Chris’s efforts to redesign faculty support at Hult led to an increase in faculty evaluation scores and a doubling of Hult’s net promoter score. Chris holds a B.A. from University of California Santa Barbara and an M.A. in English from San Francisco State University. In his spare time, Chris is an avid home cook and enjoys hiking, seeing live music, and watching tv with his partner, their cat Mariah Carey and their dog Nina Simone.