Ralph Vacca is a doctoral student in New York University’s Educational Communication and Technology program and a Digital Innovation Associate at New Visions for Public Schools. His work there focuses on working with teachers to design experimental student learning experiences. Ralph also is co-founder of Kognito Interactive which designs learning games and simulations for behavioral health, and is an NYU Reynolds Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship. Ralph’s research interests include the use of games for civic engagement, and ethical meaning making and empathy in digital learning environments.

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