Abha Ahuja Faculty Photo
Abha Ahuja, Ph.D., 
Associate Professor of Natural Sciences
  • Published peer-reviewed research on topics ranging from Genetics and Evolution to Pedagogy.
  • Delivered research presentations at national and international academic conferences.
  • Led workshops and courses on online teaching, assessment design, and inclusion in the classroom.
  • Authored guest posts including for Times Higher Education and the Genetics Society of America.
  • Awarded several grants and scholarships including from the Harvard Institute of Learning and Teaching and National Science Foundation.

Abha Ahuja is a biologist and educator with an international background, earning her B.S. in Zoology from Delhi University (India), Ph.D. in Genetics from McMaster University (Canada), and completing postdoctoral research in Developmental Biology at Harvard University (USA). As a Lecturer and Curriculum Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Ahuja applied a data-driven approach to improve teaching and learning in graduate programs. She designed and taught courses in the college of Natural Sciences at Minerva University, drawing on current research to build more equitable and engaging curriculum and learning environments. As part of Minerva Project, Ahuja conducts program design, and oversees program delivery for innovative higher education partners.