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Aria F. Chernik

Aria F. Chernik

Associate Professor of the Practice

Lecturing Fellow in the Social Science Research Institute and Director of Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation (OSPRI), Chernik has extensive experience teaching at the K12, undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. Her work focuses on integrating open source methodologies and principles to design education environments in which students are engaged agents of their own learning pathways and educators are active facilitators and mentors in the learning space.

Chernik holds a J.D. and a Ph.D. in English. Her teaching and research are situated at the intersection of open knowledge, critical pedagogy and education innovation, networked communication and democratic form, and the phenomenology of collaboration.

Follow her on Twitter: @ariachernik


Durham, NC 27708 | 919.681.6019


Gross Hall, 2nd Floor
140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Erwin Mill Building
2024 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27705

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