Ken Holstein is a 5th year PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and a fellow of the Program in Interdisciplinary Educational Research (PIER). He holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and an MS in Human–Computer Interaction from CMU. Ken has authored or co-authored numerous papers at top venues, garnering 5 best paper awards or nominations. His work has been featured publicly in venues such as The Boston Globe, PBS NOVA, The Hechinger Report, and EdWeek. During his PhD, Ken has worked at Microsoft Research as a research intern, and has also served as a research mentor or co-mentor to over 30 undergraduate and masters students. Ken has co-organized multiple academic workshops and tutorials, and is currently serving as an editor for the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (IJAIED) Special Issue on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics.
Ph.D. , Computer ScienceClass of 2020