Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D.

Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D.

Pamela is a global thought leader for integrative research and learning in the Arts and Technology at a range of higher education and federal agencies. https://www.pamelajennings.org/speaking.html

Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D. is nationally recognized as a thought leader for integrative research and learning across the Arts and Technology with positions and projects at a range of higher education and federal institutions. She worked as a design researcher at IBM Almaden Research Center and SRI International. She served as a National Science Foundation Program Director and led the CreativeIT program and co-led several other programs in computer science and STEM education. Pamela has been involved in several National Academies of Sciences initiatives including a committee member for the “Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree” consensus report. Pamela held the first joint professorial appointment between the Fine Arts and Human Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. 

As the CEO of CONSTRUKTS, Inc. Pamela leads the development of an IoT and mixed-reality platform for learning. Having spent countless years teaching computational technologies to artists and engineers and participating in international communities of makers and hackers, she is deeply knowledgeable in developing products that are rooted by principles of human centered design.

Pamela received her Ph.D. from the Center for Advanced Inquiry in Integrative Arts, University of Plymouth School of Computing, Electronics, and Mathematics (U.K); MBA from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; MFA Computer Art from School of Visual Arts, New York City; MA Studio Art from New York University; and BA Psychology from Oberlin College & Conservatory.