Andrew Swindell serves as the Educational Researcher and Publishing Coordinator for the OLC’s Research Center where he works with scholars, teachers, practitioners, and industry experts on how online, blended, and digital learning can help promote universal access to quality and inclusive education for all people, everywhere. Andrew’s other research interests include how education systems can better promote digital and information literacy, Global Citizenship Education (GCE), and Education in Emergencies (EiE). Before joining the OLC, Andrew worked as a foreign aid practitioner, a classroom teacher in Myanmar and Thailand, and a teaching fellow and researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and Comparative Education from UCLA, a M.Ed. in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum from the University of Missouri, and a B.A. in Economics and Religion from Bucknell University.