Director of Research, EdPlus Action Lab, Arizona State University
Tom Fikes is Senior Researcher and Director of Research for the Action Lab at Arizona State University. He completed his Ph.D. at U.C. Santa Barbara where he studied cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Following postdoctoral work in mathematical modeling and cognitive science at Indiana University, he served teaching, research, and faculty administrative roles as professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. His current work centers on plying data science, modeling, visualization, and design thinking toward increased inclusivity, equity, and excellence in student learning.