MinervaVice Provost and Managing Director of High School Innovation
Joshua Fost PhD is Vice Provost and Managing Director of High School Innovation at Minerva. He has a diverse academic background centering on the intersections between science, philosophy, technology, and education. His recent work has included the creation of a quantitative measure of knowledge transfer; the use of Big Questions to focus gen-ed courses on a diverse array of enduring globally significant issues; creation and management of a Master’s program in Decision Analysis, oversight of institutional and educational research, and most recently, creation of the Minerva Baccalaureate program for high schools. Dr. Fost earned a Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University, and a B.A. in neuroscience and philosophy from Bowdoin College.