Ph.D., curriculum and instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., curriculum and instructional technology, Oklahoma State University
B.S., secondary English education, Oklahoma State University
Alan Foley is an Associate Professor of Education at Syracuse University with a joint appointment in the departments of Teaching & Leadership and Cultural Foundations of Education.
His research is interdisciplinary, located at the intersection of disability, technology, and design. It is focused on issues of equity and access to technology and he approaches this from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. His research currently has three primary, interrelated foci: (1) The exploration of how constructions of disability and technology affect access to education; (2) Inquiry into the accessibility of Internet technologies; and (3) Design and development research on access to education via mobile technology and mobile learning.