Before joining the New Media Institute as a lecturer, John taught in the English Department at UGA. His courses covered topics such as Digital Media Literacy, Documentary Filmmaking, Writing for Nonprofits, and TED Talks. Since joining the New Media Institute, he’s developed courses on native iOS application development using Swift, Apple’s newest programming language, and on new media photography. He also serves on the steering committee for TEDxUGA as Director of Production and Photography. John co-founded and serves as CFO of the Calliope Initiative, a non-profit open-source software project that designs web applications for writing courses. John joined the NMI Team in August 2014.
2017 Service Learning Fellow
2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Photography Fellow
2016 Teaching Academy Fellow
2016 + 2017 Online Learning Fellow
2016 CTL Writing Fellowship