R. Mishael Sedas



Doctoral Student




University of California, Irvine


R. Mishael Sedas is a doctoral student in Education at the University of California, Irvine working with advisor Dr. Kylie Peppler. While helping people in developing nations attain access to education, he developed an interest in the creation of innovative out-of-school environments and activities to foster learning, particularly in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) + Art subjects for people of color and underprivileged populations. Currently, he is researching ways to use the practice of design to encourage effective learning, creativity, and innovation while building on interest-driven STEM+Art activities. Sedas has a Master’s degree in Education in Learning Sciences from Indiana University, Bloomington, a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis on Non-Profit and International Development Management from Brigham Young University (BYU).