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Aroutis Foster

Foster is an assistant professor of learning, design, and technology and principal investigator for Drexel’s GLIDE (Games and Learning in Interactive Digital Environments) Lab. He teaches and conducts research on the theoretical and practical application of immersive digital environments. His research interests focus on exploring learning, design, and technology for human cognition, behavior, and identity exploration.

Dominic Gullo, PhD

Gullo’s areas of expertise include early childhood education, language and literacy development, urban education, child development, cognitive development, school reform, children of poverty, assessment of young children and program evaluation. His research interests include relative and long-range effects of kindergarten and pre-kindergarten experiences on children’s achievement and social adaptation to school routine, particularly among at-risk and high-risk children, as well as risk and protective factors in young children who reside in homes of economic poverty in order to develop longitudinal developmental trajectory models for academic and social competence. He previously worked as a professor at the Graduate Center of Queens College, City University of New York, and as a professor at the University of Wisconsin.

Amy Slaton, PhD

Slaton holds a doctorate in the History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and has taught courses in the history of American science, technology and architecture, as well as in U.S. labor history and race relations. Slaton has long been interested in the social character of expertise and work, along with emerging issues of 'competency-based education," the rise of on-line higher education, and the role of community colleges in American technical education, workforce preparation and global economic competition. She has written on the history of building technologies and materials testing, with a focus on who gets credit when things go well and who gets blamed when structures and materials fail. Slaton is also interested in understandings of technical aptitude in American manufacturing and engineering , with particular emphasis on the role of race. Her most recent book is Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line (Harvard University Press, 2010). Slaton produces the blog, STEMequity.com, centered on equity in technical education and workforce issues.