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About the Center

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Suzanne Dove, PhD
Executive Director of the Badavas Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

As executive director, Dr. Suzanne Dove leads the Badavas Center’s efforts to advance projects that enhance educational innovation at Bentley University. She collaborates with faculty, academic and administrative leaders to co-develop ideas, identify resources and help ensure alignment of innovation initiatives with Bentley’s strategic plan. She is responsible for developing the center's programming and managing day-to-day operations.

Dr. Dove has a diverse background in business education, both in the U.S. and abroad. She brings extensive academic leadership experience and expertise in collaborating with faculty, staff, students and external partners to identify areas for growth and innovation. Prior to joining Bentley, Dr. Dove spent over 12 years at the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, most recently as assistant dean for academic innovations.  

She holds a PhD in Political and Administrative Science from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, a Master of Public Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in European Cultural Studies from Brandeis University. 

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