Hack named associate dean for educational affairs

Dr. George Hack

The College of Public Health and Health Professions has named George Hack, Ph.D., the associate dean for educational affairs.

Hack joined the college in 2014 to coordinate curricular design for its blended learning initiative. In 2016, he was appointed assistant dean for educational affairs with duties including leading instructional design and multimedia staff in the development and production of college courses for academic and professional programs, as well as supervising the college’s undergraduate programs.

Hack received his Ph.D. in educational technology from the University of Florida. His research interests include human-computer interactions in learning as well as pedagogy influenced by situated and grounded learning theories. He has designed online and face-to-face instruction in a variety of environments, including secondary, undergraduate, graduate, professional, adult vocational training, and military schools.

“Dr. Hack has done a superb job in overseeing our undergraduate programs and educational technology initiatives, and I am confident he will bring the same level dedication and effectiveness to his new role as associate dean for educational affairs,” said Michael G. Perri, Ph.D., dean of the College of Public Health and Health Professions.