Aaron Joya is a M.A. candidate for the Learning, Design, and Technology program at Georgetown. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he received his B.S in Human Centered Design and Engineering with a specialization in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) at the University of Washington. He has taught English in Osaka, Japan and worked as a researcher at the UW’s Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching. He hopes to continue exploring the intersection of HCI and education as well as continue research in better understanding, visualizing, and applying design processes. When he isn’t exploring design space, reading (HCI) literature, or breaking technology, he enjoys collecting stickers, geeking out on the latest Marvel movies, and taking recommendations for the best sandwich shop in DC.