Lisa Dawley

Lisa Dawley

Dr. Lisa Dawley provides leadership in the research and award-winning design of innovative learning technologies, curriculum, companies, programs, and policies.

Brief Biography

Dr. Dawley is a faculty member in the UNC Chapel Hill School of Education, and directs the M.A. in Educational Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship program. She is the former CEO and Founder of GoGo Labs, a gamified educational technology spin-out from Boise State University, where she served as professor and chair of the Dept. of Educational Technology. She co-created the Rezzly (fka) 3D GameLab quest-based learning platform, Teen GameLab, and EDTECH Island, a training simulation supporting international teacher education. Dr. Dawley was primary investigator for Planet Stewards, a DML Badges for Lifelong Learning awardee in cooperation with NOAA, Mozilla and HASTAC. Dr. Dawley was co-author of the Going Virtual! research series studying professional development for K-12 online teachers. Her work has received awards from Teachers Know Best (Gates Foundation), Common Sense Graphite, Sloan C Launchpad, NY Gap App Challenge, SIIIA Innovation Incubator, AECT and iNACOL.

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