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Marina Micari

Marina Micari

  • Director, Academic Support & Learning Advancement
  • Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program


Marina Micari is Director of Academic Support & Learning Advancement at Northwestern, and a Capstone advisor in MSLOC. She is also an associate director at the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching. Marina oversees academic-support and enrichment programming for undergraduates and works with faculty who seek to improve teaching and learning. Her recent research projects address the experiences of less-prepared students in small-group learning environments and the impact of faculty engagement with students. Outside of academia, she spent nearly 10 years as a writer and editor, working in adult education as well as employee communications and workforce diversity. She has taught courses on learning in the organization, facilitating small-group learning, cross-cultural communication, multicultural education, educational research methods, and program evaluation.