Dr. Sean M. Leahy is the Director of Technology Initiatives for the Office of Scholarship & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University

Prior to joining ASU Dr. Leahy was serving as an Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Media Communications for Webster University the Netherlands. As head of department, Sean was responsible for overseeing the undergraduate program in Media Communications and the graduate masters programs in Media Communications and New Media Production.

Dr. Sean M. Leahy holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology, an MA in Educational Technology and BA in Telecommunication Information Studies and Media from Michigan State University. Dr. Leahy’s research is focused on the use of technology in online learning, emerging technologies, design, and media production.

 


Education

DOCTORAL DEGREE
Ph.D. Educational Psychology & Educational Technology (May 2015)
College of Education
Michigan State University

MASTERS DEGREE
MA: Educational Technology (May 2008)
College of Education
Michigan State University

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
BA: Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media (May 2005)
College of Communications, Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University

 

Professional Associations

Adobe Education Exchange: https://edex.adobe.com/
Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT): http://aect.site-ym.com/
International Communications Association (ICA): http://www.icahdq.org/

 

TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATIONS

Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist (ACHDS)
Apple Teacher (2016)
CompTIA A+ Certified
CompTIA Network+ Certified
Graph Analytics for Big Data by University of California, San Diego. (May 2016)
Hadoop Platform and Application Framework by University of California, San Diego (Mar 2016)
Introduction to Big Data by University of California, San Diego. (Feb 2016)
Introduction to Big Data Analytics by University of California, San Diego. (Mar 2016)
ITIL Foundations Certified
Machine Learning with Big Data by University of California, San Diego. (April 2016)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS)