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Read below to find out about the Stern School of Business instructional technologists, and what they are doing to enhance education with technology.

Ben Bowman

Associate Director, Educational Technology, Learning Science Lab

Ben Bowman is an award-winning filmmaker, media producer and educator who specializes in educational technology and online learning. He collaborates closely with faculty, students and administrators to integrate innovative technologies and narrative techniques into effective learning experiences.

Sean Diaz

Educational Technologist, Learning Science Lab

Sean comes to NYU from Los Angeles where he was educator, trainer, and volunteer manager in the non-profit space working alongside corporate partners like Google, Wells Fargo, and Deloitte where he specialized in creating mentorship programs for underserved students. Before that, he was a teaching fellow at Citizen Schools where he focused on developing innovative teaching and learning strategies for professionals teaching skills-based volunteering in the classroom. His specialty is in project-based learning and starts with a student centered approach. Currently, he is an MA candidate in the Digital Media Design for Learning program at Steinhardt. Email: sdiaz@stern.nyu.edu

Amanda Justice

Assistant Director, Educational Technology, Learning Science Lab

Amanda Justice is a filmmaker and producer with a background in multimedia development of educational materials, distance education, instructional technology, and online course design. She has designed and produced courses in physics, engineering, law, and the humanities at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. Most recently she worked on a team designing online case studies for real estate courses at MIT. She holds a master's degree in Interactive Media from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Amanda has a background in documentary and experimental filmmaking.

Kristen Sosulski

Director, Learning Science Lab, Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems

Kristen Sosulski is an Associate Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the current Director of Learning Science for the W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs at Stern. Professor Sosulski received her doctorate in Communications, Computing, and Technology in Education from Columbia University. Her B.S. is from NYU Stern School of Business in Information Systems. She teaches MBA and executive courses in data visualization, R programming, and operations management. Her passion for technology and learning sciences has led her to a career as an information systems professor in a business school who develops innovative practices for higher education. Professor Sosulski is the co-author of the Essentials of Online Course Design: A standards-based guide (Routledge, 2011, second edition, Routledge, 2015) and the Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Learning (Routledge, 2013).

Marian Tes

Educational Technologist, Learning Science Lab

Marian Tes is an Educational Technologist at the Learning Science Lab. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Communication & Technology at NYU Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development, where she earned an M.A. in International Education. She received her B.A. in History and Peace & Conflict Studies from Colgate University. Her own research interests include accessibility, visual communication, learning science, design-based research, international development, and education in emergencies. Marian's research interests derive from her family's experiences as Cambodian refugees in the early 1980s. Email: marian@stern.nyu.edu.