Tavis Linsin, PhD | Founding Director | Creative Inquiry Labs
Tavis Linsin is the founding director of Creative Inquiry Labs. He studies learning and creativity; teaches courses and workshops for educators, artists, and researchers; and consults for education and nonprofit organizations. His current research focuses on music and arts education, mindful learning, and educational equity. He has served on faculty at Boston University and taught at the University of Washington in Seattle, UMass Lowell, and Endicott College. He received a PhD in education from the University of Washington in Seattle, a master’s in arts in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music. He has provided education consulting support to local, national, and international nonprofit education organizations, including the International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, Berklee College of Music, and the Community Music Center of Boston. He founded a music program in Hermosa Valley School in Costa Rica. He also served as a research fellow at the ASER Centre in India, where he conducted research to support children’s learning in rural government schools. He is a writer, guitarist, and student of Zen Buddhism.