I’m a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (aka EPET) program in the College of Education at Michigan State University.

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In my research, I focus on how social and cultural factors affect how individuals teach and learn, so that I can understand and design learning environments that support learning with technology for all students, and in particular disadvantaged students.

I’m the associate chair of the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) Special Interest Group (SIG) in the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education.

Before becoming a doctoral student, I was a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Scholar through the University of North Carolina Asheville, and taught high school science (biology, chemistry, and earth science) and coached soccer.