is a PhD student in education with an emphasis in School Improvement at Texas State University. His research interests and teaching are informed by critical educational theory and socio-spatial theory with a focus on the broad interactions of critical pedagogy, space, service-learning, public pedagogy, dis/ability studies, and educational policy. In the course of his research, he utilizes qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to understand relational patterns within educational contexts. His publications have appeared in the journals Critical Education, Learning and Individual Differences, Kappa Delta Pi Record, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, the International Journal of Medical Education, and The SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations & Social Justice Education. He has an edited book (co-authored with Derek R. Ford and Brad Porfilio), titled News Media and the Neoliberal Privatization of Public Education forthcoming through IAP. He also serves as the website director for the John Dewey Society.