Joseph P. Wilson

Managing Director

Joseph ("Joey") P. Wilson (he/him) is a managing director, where he leads the Institute's AI strategic planning and CS@AIR (Center for Evolving Computer Science Education). Dr. Wilson uses his engineering, teaching, and research experience for social good – especially at the intersections of PK-12 STEM and Computer Science (CS) education, artificial intelligence, and education policy.

Since 2017, Dr. Wilson has been the principal investigator, co-principal investigator, or project director for many current or completed federal and state STEM and CS education projects, including the Wind River Elementary Computer Science Collaborative, CS for All Teachers, Exploring Computer Science Fellows 2.0, Computer Science Micro-Credential Courses for Elementary Teachers, Southern Oregon Computer Science for All, Department of Defense STEM Education Consortium, and Girls Who Code.

Prior to his time at AIR, Dr. Wilson led Teach For America’s STEM Initiative (reaching 3500+ STEM teachers across 53 communities in 37 states and DC) and Tata Consultancy Service’s goIT Computer Science education outreach program (reaching 4400 students and engaging 1000 corporate volunteers across 45 cities in North America). He is also a former high school science teacher and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Graduate Program in Bioengineering.

Joey Wilson

Ph.D., Bioengineering, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco; M.Ed., Secondary Education (Science), Arizona State University; B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Florida