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David J. Staley, PhD

Honorary Faculty Fellow in Innovation with CHELIP

PhD, The Ohio State University

David Staley, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the departments of History, Design and Educational Studies at the Ohio State University, and Honorary Faculty Fellow in Innovation with The Center for Higher Ed Leadership and Innovative Practice (CHELIP) at Bay Path University.  His research interests include digital history, the philosophy of history, historical methodology, and the history and future of higher education. He has published widely (in print and electronically) on the intersection of technology and scholarship. He is the author of Alternative Universities: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education, Computers, Visualization and History; History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future; and Brain, Mind and Internet: A Deep History and Future. From 2011-2012 he served as National Dean for General Education at Harrison College, and from 2003-2008, he was Executive Director of the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC).

In addition to his written works, he has designed and curated both online and physical exhibitions, publishing numerous visual compositions in digital media. He serves as President of Columbus Futurists, host of CreativeMornings Columbus, and host of the podcast Voices of Excellence.