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Conference co-organizer Nick Sousanis is a doctoral candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University. His dissertation on “unflattening,” centers on the importance of curiosity in learning and will be undertaken entirely in comic book format. Prior to his arrival in New York, he was heavily involved in Detroit’s arts community where among other things he co-founded www.thedetroiter.com, an arts and cultural web-magazine; chaired the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID); and served as the founding director of the University of Michigan’s Work : Detroit Gallery. Sousanis is also the biographer of legendary Detroit artist Charles McGee. Samples of his educational comics can be seen at www.spinweaveandcut.com.