Roxanna Marachi, PhD is Associate Professor at Connie L. Lurie College of Education at San Jose State University. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan. Dr. Marachi’s expertise includes analysis of learning environments, motivation, cognition, social climate, and behavior. She has a special focus on the impact of computers on childhood development, learning and psychosocial effects on students of all ages. She is a passionate advocate for connecting the most recent research on how we learn socially, emotionally, and cognitively with practical applications for improving learning, academic achievement and work environments. Dr. Marachi has authored numerous articles on school violence, bullying and social psychology in education. She has received numerous awards for her work.