Steve Downey, Ph.D. Portrait

Steve Downey, Ph.D.

Interim Department Head and Professor


Education

  • B.S.B.A., University of Missouri, 1988
  • M.Ed., University of Missouri, 1994
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2001

Professional Experience 

  • 1994 – 1996, Teacher, Jefferson City Public Schools
  • 1996 – 2001, National Science Foundation Graduate Researcher, University of Illinois
  • 2001 – 2007, Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • 2007 – 2012, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
  • 2012 – 2017, Associate Professor, Valdosta State University
  • 2017 – present, Professor, Valdosta State University

Research Interests 

Artificial Intelligence, Virtual World Environments, Technology-based Teaching and Learning Paradigms (including online learning at large), Computer-Mediate Communication, Human Computer Interactions, Semiotics.

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    sedowney@valdosta.edu

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