Ahrash Bissell (Monterey Institute for Technology & Education)
Ahrash N. Bissell, Ph.D., is a Special Projects Manager for the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), as well as a Consultant on innovation in education and science for several projects and organizations, including the Mozilla Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Alexandria Archive Institute.
Dr. Bissell also sits on the boards for Peer 2 Peer University and Wikieducator.
current and prior work encompasses educational research and technology, with special focus on science and math (STEM) disciplines, open educational resources (OER), and data sharing.
Prior positions include serving as the Executive Director of ccLearn at Creative Commons
, the Assistant Director of the Academic Resource Center
and a Research Associate in Biology at Duke University
, and an Instructor at several universities.
Dr. Bissell has a Ph.D. in Biology (Evolutionary Genetics) from the University of Oregon and a BS in Biology from the University of California, San Diego.