Kevin Crowley is director of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out-of-School Environments (UPCLOSE), which is a project of the Learning Research and Development Center and the School of Education. UPCLOSE conceptualizes, develops, and studies informal learning experiences. His work with the organization explores what it means to learn and change as a result of activity in everyday environments including museums, commercial and community settings, on the web and at home, connecting academic theory and real world practice.
With an MS and a PhD in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University, Kevin was also a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo and recently was the recipient of a William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellowship at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Kevin is a member of the Remake Learning Council.