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Punya Mishra Bio (Short version, 127 words)

Dr. Punya Mishra is Associate Dean of Scholarship & Innovation and Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. He also has an affiliate appointment in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. He is internationally recognized for his work in technology integration in teaching; the role of creativity and aesthetics in learning; and the application of design-based approaches to educational innovation. He has received over $7 million in grants; published over 100 articles and edited 3 books. He is an award-winning teacher, an engaging public speaker, as well as an accomplished visual artist and poet. You can learn more about him at http://punyamishra.com/ and about the Office of Scholarship & Innovation at http://education.asu.edu/oofsi/

Punya Mishra Bio (Medium version, 338 words)

Dr. Punya Mishra is Associate Dean of Scholarship & Innovation and Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.  He also has an affiliate appointment in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Prior to ASU, Dr. Mishra was at Michigan State University where he directed the award-winning Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. In 2016 he received the William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award for his comprehensive and sustained record of scholarly excellence in research and creative activities, instruction and outreach. He has served on the Executive Council of the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education. He started and chaired the Creativity Special Interest Group at the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education for two years as well as the Innovation & Technology Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE).  He was a member of the School Board for the Okemos Public School District.

He is internationally recognized for his work in technology integration in teaching; the role of creativity and aesthetics in learning; and the application of design-based approaches to educational innovation. He (with Dr. M. J. Koehler) developed the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework, which has been described as being “the most significant advancement in the area of technology integration in the past 25 years.” He has been named as one of the ten most influential people in educational technology by the editors of Technology and Learning journal. He has received over $7 million in grants; published over 100 articles and edited 3 books.

Dr. Mishra is an award-winning instructor who has taught courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels in the areas of educational technology, educational psychology, design, and creativity. He is an award-winning teacher, an engaging public speaker, as well as an accomplished visual artist and poet. You can learn more about him at http://punyamishra.com/ and about the Office of Scholarship & Innovation at http://education.asu.edu/oofsi/

Punya Mishra Bio (Long version, 527 words)

Dr. Punya Mishra is Associate Dean of Scholarship & Innovation and Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.  He also has an affiliate faculty position in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

Prior to coming to ASU, Dr. Mishra was at Michigan State University where he directed the award-winning Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. In 2016 he received the William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award for his comprehensive and sustained record of scholarly excellence in research and creative activities, instruction and outreach. He has served on the Executive Council of the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education. He started and served as chair of the Creativity Special Interest Group at the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education for two years. He (with Dr. Matthew J. Koehler) co-chaired the SITE2011 conference and is former chair of the Innovation & Technology Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE). He was a member of the School Board for the Okemos Public School District.

He has an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (from Birla Institute of Technology & Science [BITS], Pilani), Masters degrees in Visual Communication (from Industrial Design Center, IIT Mumbai), and Mass Communications (from Miami University, Oxford Ohio), and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

He is internationally recognized for his work in technology integration in teaching; the role of creativity and aesthetics in learning; and the application of design-based approaches to educational innovation. He (in collaboration with Dr. M. J. Koehler) developed the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework, which has been described as being “the most significant advancement in the area of technology integration in the past 25 years.” He has been named as one of the ten most influential people in educational technology by the readers and editors of Technology and Learning journal. He has received over $7 million in grants; published over 100 articles and edited 3 books.

Dr. Mishra is an award-winning instructor who has taught courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels in the areas of educational technology, educational psychology, design, and creativity. He has also taught courses and conducted workshops on creativity, innovation and design for the MBA program at the Indian School of Business (Hyderabad) as well as the Executive MBA program at the Broad School of Business, MSU. Dr. Mishra has received many accolades for his teaching, including a Lilly Faculty Fellowship (2001), the MSU Teacher Scholar Award (2004), the College of Education’s Teaching Excellence Award (2006), and theAT&T-MSU award for Instructional Technology (2008 & 2014).

 Dr. Mishra is a gifted, creative and engaging public speaker, having made multiple keynote and invited presentations for associations and conferences nationally and internationally. He is also an accomplished visual artist and poet. His work has been featured in international design and puzzle magazines and websites. His work on mathematics and visual wordplay was the focus of an exhibition at the MSU Museum in 2015-16.You can find out more about him by going to http://punyamishra.com/ and about the Office of Scholarship & Innovation at http://education.asu.edu/oofsi/

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