G. Alex Ambrose, Ph.D.
G. Alex Ambrose serves as Professor of the Practice and Associate Director of ePortfolio Assessment in the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Notre Dame. He holds the rank of Associate Special Professional Faculty with a concurrent appointment in the Education, Schooling, and Society Department, and he is a fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives. As a Digital Learning Research Scientist, his research focuses on next-generation assessment, including ePortfolios, digital badges, and learning analytics. Alex's work has been published in a range of academic and technology-based journals and has earned him the 2015 Campus Technology Innovator Award as well as recognition by Google, IBM, USAID, and the Bill and Melinda Gates and National Science Foundations. He comes with over a decade of teaching experience ranging from diverse suburban and inner-city Blue Ribbon elementary schools to higher education institutions in private, state, and community colleges—face-to-face, fully online, and hybrid. He regularly serves as an educational developer, consultant, and evaluator for grants, programs, and universities.