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Nicolaas VanMeerten | Digital Education and Innovation

Nicolaas VanMeerten, Instructional Designer РEPSY

What did you want to do or be when you were eight years old?
I wanted to be an astronaut, or a paleontologist. I’ve always been fascinated by space and dinosaurs!

What are your top three passions?
Games, Statistics, Learning

What is your favorite beverage?
Coffee and Red Wine

Do you have a pet? If so, tell us about it.
I have a dog named Ikaros, who looks like a grey/white Ewok

What TV show are you binge-watching now?
I am currently watching Battlestar Galactica!


Nicolas VanMeerten is a third year Ph.D. student in the Educational Psychology program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Nic is a data scientist by trade and his research focuses on studying how people learn in complex multiplayer video game environments. He is also the Co-founder and Senior Programs Director at GLITCH.

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