Matthew Ragan, a California native, earned his BA from the California State University in Fresno. After graduation he moved to New England where he worked with Keene State College from 2005 – 2012. His time in New England was spent working for Upward Bound, an educational outreach program, and for the Center for Engagement, Learning, and Teaching as a specialist in educational media creation and distribution. Much of his work with academic technology centered on free or affordable online tools for creating and distributing web-based content. During his time in the northeast he also trained with the New England Center for Circus Arts developing skills in partner acrobatics, static trapeze, and aerial fabric. In August of 2012 he moved to Arizona to pursue his MFA in the Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Performance program at ASU. He has recently contributed to the design and implementation of the media in Neuro, X-Act: Commons, Half-Way House, Sparrow Song, ¡Bocón!, and was recently published in Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology. His current projects include The Fall of the House of Escher, Asylum, Before You Ruin It, and the WonderDome.