Computer Science; Educational Technology; Language Education and Multilingualism; Learning Sciences; Teacher Education
Ryan Enser is a first-year PhD student in Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning. He hopes to research pedagogical and sociological approaches to improving English Language Learner outcomes in computer science education and careers. Within this context he is interested in how critical theories can be used to support greater English Language Learner access to the field of computer science. Ryan’s educational background includes an EdM in TESOL and a BA in Applied Linguistics from the University at Buffalo (SUNY), an MS in Educational Administration and MBA in Financial Services from Canisius College, and an MDiv in Theology from Liberty University. Ryan has served as an English teacher and department administrator in Buffalo, NY, Beirut, Lebanon, and Doha, Qatar. Ryan enjoys running marathons, traveling internationally and working in ministry.