Sharon Beaudry is associate professor of management at Oregon Institute of Technology. Her academic scholarship focuses on the research of active learning pedagogies and spaces. For over a decade, she has partnered with academics, design firms, and manufacturers to conduct both small- and large-scale research on learning space design. In addition, she led a million-dollar project to furnish Oregon Tech’s new Engineering & Technology building focused on active learning. She holds a law degree from Northwestern California University, an MBA from Northcentral University as well as certificates in human resources and project management.