Jared teaches in a range of communication-intensive subjects, including Product Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Science Writing for the Public. Before joining MIT in 2013, Jared taught composition, business communication, and literature at Boston College, Newbury College, and Southern New Hampshire University. He earned a BA in English and creative writing from Colby College, and an MA in literature from Boston College. Jared's research interests include team communication and disability studies. Before joining the ranks of academia, Jared was a science writer for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and has worked as a journalist covering technology and the arts.