Dr. Kimberly Sheridan is an assistant professor in the departments of Educational Psychology and Art and Visual Technology at George Mason University, where she is developing a research center on cognition and the arts. She is co-principal investigator with Dr. Kevin Clark on the NSF funded project, Game Design Through Mentoring and Collaboration, which involves teaching middle and high school students in Washington, DC, to design computer games. Prior to George Mason, she was a research specialist at Harvard Project Zero, working on the Studio Thinking Project. She received her doctorate in human development and psychology from Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 2006. For more information please see: http://cehd.gmu.edu/people/faculty/ksherida/.