Eric Mazur is the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University. An internationally recognized scientist and researcher, he leads a vigorous research program in optical physics and supervises one of the largest research groups in the Physics Department at Harvard University.
In addition to his work in optical physics, Dr. Mazur is interested in education and education research, science policy, and outreach. In 1990, he began developing Peer Instruction, a method for teaching large lecture classes interactively. Dr. Mazur is the author of Peer Instruction: A User's Manual. In 2006, he helped produce the award-winning DVD Interactive Teaching. Dr. Mazur has presented on these and other education topics nationally and internationally.
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