PAHSIT is a research collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development and Hypothesis, a non-profit organization building an open platform for discussion on the web.


Remi Kalir
Principal Investigator, PAHSIT
Assistant Professor, Information and Learning Technologies, CU Denver

Remi Kalir is a learning scientist and teacher educator whose interests and design-based research concerns educator learning across settings, the design and play of games, and mobile learning. As Assistant Professor of Information and Learning Technologies at CU Denver, Remi is a Creative Research Collaborative Fellow and a member of the University of Colorado President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative. Remi earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin, his M.A. with the University of Michigan-Flint’s Technology in Education: Global Program, and an interdisciplinary B.A. from Earlham College. @remikalir

bradhinson Brad Hinson
Assistant Dean, Information and Academic Technology, CU Denver

Brad Hinson is a career educator and technologist with 20+ years of experience teaching, learning, and creating in the digital space. He has a penchant for digital pedagogies, media, storytelling, and the creative arts. He evangelizes ideals of open education, experiential learning, and the mission of the community college. His territories include Texas, California, Oregon, Colorado, and the interwebs. Today he serves as the Assistant Dean of Information & Academic Technology in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development. @bradhinson

adamyork Adam York
Lecturer, CU Denver

Adam York holds a Ph.D. in Learning Sciences and Human Development from CU Boulder. Adam’s research focuses on the arts as a space for young people to craft identities, express themselves in the public square, and contribute to social change. His work is exploring research-practice partnerships that connect the creative arts, youth development, and public engagement. Adam is currently a Lecturer with the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development, Grants and Evaluation Manager with Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, and Co-Chair of the Colorado Alliance for Creative Youth Development.

nurAysenur Ozyer
PAHSIT Research Assistant, CU Denver

Aysenur Ozyer earned her Master’s degree in Instructional Technologies and is currently pursuing her PhD in Information and Learning Technologies at the University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development. As a graduate assistant and instructional technology specialist, she is designing online courses, professional development modules, and trainings for faculty members as well as producing media. Her research interests include online and mobile learning, adult learning, instructional technologies, digital badges, and professional learning.



Jeremy Dean
Director of Education, Hypothesis

Jeremy was previously the Director of Education at Genius where he facilitated educational applications of their interactive archive of literary and historical texts. Jeremy is a scholar-educator with fifteen years of experience teaching at both the college and high school levels. He received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin where he worked as a Project Leader in the Digital Writing and Research Lab for four years developing units and lesson plans around a variety of digital tools. @dr_jdean

jonudellJon Udell
Director of Partnerships and Implementations, Product Manager, Hypothesis