Assistant Director Steven McAlpine joined the INDS team in June of 2006 as a Program Advisor and Instructor for the Capstone Seminar (INDS 480). Before coming to UMBC, Steven worked as a researcher and seminar facilitator for the Interdisciplinary Studies Project at Harvard Project Zero. While at Harvard, Steven designed a Teachers Guide for Walden Media’s IMAX film “PULSE: a STOMP Odyssey” and worked as an education consultant for the Boston Arts Academy. He currently teaches an interdisciplinary project based learning course, INDS 430 Kinetic Sculpture Project, funded in part by a Breaking Ground grant. Steven earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his Ed. M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.