Jared teaches in a range of communication-intensive subjects, such as Communicating Science to the Public, Product Design, Environmental Engineering, Flight Vehicle Design, and Nuclear Engineering. 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, active learning, and translating technical information for the public. Jared also serves as Head of House for Random Hall, a residential dorm at MIT, where he works to support undergraduate students. Before joining the ranks of academia, Jared was a science writer for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.