SPOTLIGHT: Micah Shippee

Micah Shippee (IDDE Ph.D. ’16) is an adjunct professor in the IDD&E Department at SU. In the 2021–22 academic year, he teaches IDE 621, IDE 761, and IDE 764. He is also a CEO and a Social Studies middle school teacher in Liverpool, NY.

SPOTLIGHT: Hemalathaa K. Y.

Hemalathaa K. Y. is a first-year doctoral student from India. In this interview, she shares with us her reasons for studying IDD&E and what her experience has been so far after one semester of coursework.

SPOTLIGHT: Violetta Soboleva

Violetta Soboleva is an M.S. IDD&E student from Russia who came to Syracuse University as a Fulbright scholar. In this interview, she describes her interest in instructional design and how she intends to apply the IDD&E knowledge in the future.

SPOTLIGHT: Hafiz Awais Afzal

Hafiz Awais Afzal is an M.S. IDD&E student from Pakistan. He is an aspiring young leader, entrepreneur, and full-stack developer with the desire to help people bring change in the education system of Pakistan.

SPOTLIGHT: Ekaterina Tretiakova

Ekaterina Tretiakova (M.S. IDD&E ’21) is a recent IDD&E alumna from Russia. In this interview, she shares with us what brought her in the IDD&E program, what she thought of it, and what her immediate future looks like.