Myron Anderson, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice, Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Myron Anderson, Ph.D.


Dr. Myron Anderson has worked in higher education for more than 25 years in both administrative and academic positions. At Virginia Tech, he served as Program Leader for Continuing and Professional Education and Program Coordinator for University Unions and Student Activities. At Metropolitan State University of Denver, he served as a Professor of Educational Technology, in the School of Education, where he earned tenure and rank of Full Professor. Moreover, he served as the Assistant and Associate Chair of the Teacher Education Department and worked as a faculty fellow in the Office of the Provost. Anderson’s areas of expertise include distance education, instructional design, curriculum development, campus climate, online instruction and artificial intelligence in education.

Anderson is a passionate teacher and believes that teaching informs research and research informs teaching. To that end, his teaching portfolio includes Education Psychology Application to Teaching, Applications of Educational Technology, Instructional Design for Interactive Learning Environments, Multicultural Education, Cognitive Approaches to Learning, Principles of Curriculum Improvement, Education Research Methods, and Curriculum Design and Evaluation. Anderson has performed research in the areas of instructional technology, distance education, inclusive leadership and campus climate. These interests have led to scholarly activity producing 14 publications, 60 presentations and serving as the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Principal Investigator for two U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) grants totaling 13.5 million dollars.

Anderson earned a Ph.D. in instructional technology, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Science in curriculum and instruction from Radford University.