Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning
Justin Habash is the assistant dean for Teaching and Learning at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He oversees the Teaching & Learning@Carey team that provides faculty support in course design, delivery, and assessment, as well as assisting with the integration of innovative technologies and pedagogical strategies.
Before joining Carey, Habash served as the founding director of the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in the College of Pharmacy at The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, he led the design and implementation of a new mastery-based modular PharmD curriculum, developed personalized faculty teaching development opportunities, and expanded his team’s role as they became the Office of Educational Innovation and Scholarship. Prior to joining Ohio State, he served as the Director of Faculty Services for the Adult and Continuing Education Program at Ohio Dominican University. Habash began his career serving as an infantry officer in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. During his time with the 101st, he served as a rifle platoon leader, company executive officer, and company commander.
Habash has taught a wide variety of courses related to philosophy and ethics including courses in logic, the history of philosophy, ethical decision-making in business and healthcare, and the ethics of emerging technologies. He is a strong proponent of creating engaging and meaningful learning experiences for students through collaborative learning techniques, including team-based learning, peer instruction, and game-based learning.
He has research interests and ongoing projects in a wide variety of areas including the history and philosophy of science, the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and biomedical enhancement, and best practices in active learning pedagogy.
Habash earned his master’s and PhD in philosophy from Duquesne University and his undergraduate degree in English and philosophy from Xavier University.