Heather Pederson

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Ph.D. Education

Dr. Pederson has worked at Walden University since 2014. She has served as full-time faculty and is currently the Program Director of Research and Residencies for the School of Education and Professional Licensure. Dr. Pederson serves on a variety of University committees, and serves as chair and methodologist for PhD and EdD dissertations.

Courses Taught

EDPD 8010 - Creativity and Innovation

EDUC 8800-9200 - Research Forum

EDUC 8406 - Designing Responsive Curriculum

EDUC 8405 - Assessing Learning

EDUC 8404 - Creativity and Critical Thought

EDUC 8403 - Motivation, Engagement, and Learning

EDUC 8401 - Cognition, Culture, and Learning

EDUC 8090 - Doctoral Study Intensive


EdD, Argosy University- Twin Cities

MA, Viterbo University

BS, Northern Michigan University

Awards / Honors

Presidential Leadership Award, Argosy University- Twin Cities, 2005