Assistant Director for Research in Education Innovation
C21U
rob.kadel@gatech.edu
Flexibility & Access
Learning & Instruction
Policy & Change
Technology
Bio

Rob Kadel is the Assistant Director for Research in Education Innovation with the Center for 21st Century Universities at Georgia Tech. His research spans nearly 20 years, including evaluations of the effectiveness of learning technologies in both K-12 and higher education. Rob brings to C21U research in online pedagogy and effective practices, alternative learning spaces, learning analytics, and tools/strategies to help close the digital divide for economically disadvantaged students. He has presented both nationally and internationally on cutting-edge learning technologies and managing grants, programs, and research in their use. Rob held faculty positions at Penn State University and Johns Hopkins University prior to running his own educational technology research consulting firm for seven years. He continues to teach online courses in the sociology of education, criminology, and juvenile delinquency for the University of Colorado Denver. Rob earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Emory University in 1998.

Education
Ph.D. Sociology, Emory University