About Marco Molinaro

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Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness

Director, Center for Educational Effectiveness

Phone: AVP Molinaro(530) 752-9090
Email: mmolinaro@ucdavis.edu

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 over 20 years of educational experience creating and leading applications of technology 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.

Currently Molinaro is leading the work of the Center for Educational Effectiveness to improve undergraduate student success.  As part of the effort, the Center works with faculty and staff across the university to: 1) evolve the introductory undergraduate curriculum, 2) understand and measure change with new analytics tools and approaches that guide instructional improvement and, 3) develop actionable student success models. His projects have been funded though the NSF, NIH and various private foundations such as Gates, Intel and the Helmsley Trust.