Marco Molinaro, PhD

Marco Molinaro

Position Title
Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness Director

  • Center for Educational Effectiveness
1335 The Grove

Primary responsibilities:

Marco Molinaro, Ph.D., is the Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness at UC Davis where he oversees the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Dr. Molinaro has more than 20 years of educational experience creating and leading technology applications for instruction, scientific visualization and simulation, curriculum development and evaluation, and science exhibits for students from elementary school through graduate school and for the general public.

Marco is engaged in campuswide leadership efforts to improve undergraduate educational effectiveness through evidence-based decision making and faculty support. The CEE works with faculty and staff throughout the university to evolve the introductory undergraduate curriculum, understand and measure change with new analytics tools and approaches that guide instructional improvement, and develop actionable student success models. Marco's projects have been funded though the NSF, NIH and various private foundations such as Gates, Intel and the Helmsley Trust.