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Kaara KallenAdjunct Lecturer


Kaara Kallen is an adjunct instructor in the Design Thinking and Communications program and a mentor for students in the Masters of Project Management program. Outside of her roles at Northwestern, she is an editor and content consultant for organizations with educational, environmental, or social missions.

Kallen is interested in excellent questions, processes and stances of inquiry, the design of systems, and simple levers that make meaningful differences when applied to complex problems. She sees both teaching and learning as fundamentally creative acts. 


MA, Education (including teaching certifications in English, Spanish, and ESL), San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

BA, Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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