Todd Kefor, EdD

Background and Research Interests

Dr. Todd Kefor is an English and visual arts educator from southeastern Massachusetts. He has worked in public education for 20 years, currently serving as an English Coordinator for a public school district. He is an AP reader for the College Board and has taught over 25 different college courses, including behavioral economics, psychology, and life drawing. Dr. Kefor's research interests include positive psychology, creativity in education, and cognitive biases. His doctoral research in educational psychology explored flow theory and student engagement. Dr. Kefor was a finalist for DESE's Massachusetts Teacher of the Year in 2018.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts and Education, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Master's Degree in English, Fitchburg State College
  • Doctorate in Educational Psychology, Northeastern University

Courses Taught at Bay State College

As an adjunct professor at Bay State College, Dr. Kefor offers instruction in English, psychology, and the humanities.

Interests and Hobbies

In his spare time, Dr. Kefor enjoys the outdoors, cooking, drawing, painting, and spending time with his family.