Dr. Connell is CEO of the educational technology company Native Brain, which produces adaptive learning technologies to support every childs success in math. He has been a Software Design Engineer at Microsoft Corporation, Sunburst Communications, Inc., and Lexia Learning Systems, Inc.; a faculty member at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Dartmouth College (Educational Neuroscience program); and an educational consultant to schools, non-profit organizations, the federal government, and corporations.
Director of Engaged Scholarship, Swearer Center for Public Service
Allen Hance is the Director of Engaged Scholarship at the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University, where he works with students, faculty, and community partners to develop pathways for community-engaged learning and research. Dr. Hance is the director of TRI-Lab. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Boston College.
Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Institut fur Anglistik
Achilleas Kostoulas is an early-career academic currently working toward the completion of his Ph.D. at the University of Manchester, UK. His research uses a complexity lens to describe English Language Education at the periphery of the English speaking world, with a particular focus on issues of power, hegemony, and culturally appropriate methodology. He has an M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (University of Manchester, UK) and a B.A. in English Studies (Athens, Greece).
Adjunct Professor & Graduate Assistant, Educational Psychology
Stephen is an adjunct professor and Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut with a Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. His primary research interests include the situated nature of play for academic achievement and prosocial learning through MMORPGs.