I am interested in understanding how and why certain learning experience inspire excitement, confidence, and personal meaning in a student's life. I look forward to further exploring the practical realities of bringing such experiences to students furthest from opportunity.
Brubaker, E. R., Maturi, V., Karanian, B., Sheppard, S., & Beach, D. (2019). "Integrating Mind, Hand, and Heart: How Students Are Transformed by Hands-On Designing and Making". Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.
Design strategy, Impact evaluation, Philanthropy, Rock climbing, Sculpture