Stephen Brier teaches in the Urban Education PhDprogram at the CUNY Graduate Center and serves as the college’s Senior Academic Technology Officer. He is the co-director of the New Media Lab, founded (in 2002) currently serves as the Coordinator of the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Brier is a historian of the U.S. working class, with a particular interest in issues of race, class and ethnicity. He co-founded the American Social History Project in 1981 with Herbert Gutman and served as its executive director until 1998. Brier has published a number of historical articles as well as academic and popular pieces on the impact of new technology on teaching and learning.