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Susan Johnson McCabe

Adjunct Lecturer on Education

Susan Johnson McCabe

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Office:  Larsen 611
Faculty Assistant:  Jeffrey Brisbin


Susan Johnson McCabe is an adjunct lecturer in education at HGSE, a proven leader of digital transformations, and a passionate advocate for education innovation. She’s held senior management positions in a global ed-tech startup serving universities in Asia, North/South America, and Europe, then at a Top 5 global IT/management consulting firm where she led teams to design, pilot, and launch innovative solutions. As Director of Digital Strategy at Harvard University, she piloted new digital tools/training in multiple departments to take fuller advantage of emerging technologies. McCabe founded her own venture, StoryEdge in 2017 to foster civil/social awareness and an entrepreneurial mindset through interactive learning experiences. As Director of Strategic Planning at the Harvard X-Media Lab, she launched the X-Media Incubator in March 2020 to help students reimagine cross-media projects as new products/new ventures.

McCabe earned her B.A. in English and Communications at Boston College. She earned her M.Ed. degree. in the Technology, Innovation & Education (TIE) program at the HGSE in 2018. She is currently researching the pandemic’s impact on education innovation and pursuing her doctoral degree in the Leadership & Learning in Organizations program at Vanderbilt University.

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