Katie Pratt, Ph.D.

katiepratt_cropped_reducedKatie Pratt is a geographer, educator, and artist. Her research explores community empowerment in environmental conservation and planning. She is especially interested in the role of embodied and tacit learning in developing practical skills and knowledge for addressing complex problems. Katie’s background in outdoor education has greatly informed her approaches to teaching and learning. Her involvement with Adapticity stems from a desire to push the boundaries of leadership education and to reconsider what it means to lead in the 21st century. Currently Katie works in the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College on projects related to faculty and staff development, experiential learning, and civic engagement.

Chris Green

chris green photo3Chris Green is a writer and the managing editor of a quarterly leadership magazine in Kansas. He’s developed how-to guides about experiential teaching methods, including Case-in-Point and case study teaching, and created a library of civic leadership case studies for the Kansas Leadership Center. He is the co-author of a forthcoming book on teaching leadership.

Alex Fink

Alex FinkAlexander Fink (website, @alexfink), is a Ph.D. Student in Social Work and Youth Studies at the University of Minnesota, an instructor in the Undergraduate Leadership Minor, host of The OKCast (Open Knowledge Podcast), and contributing editor at Hybrid Pedagogy. I study methods of making research to document injustice and resistance available to young people to create social change. My particular focus is on the political economy and ecology of data, including data collection, data use, data access/sharing, data economics, and the ideologies surrounding it.