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Tanner Vea

by Betsy VanNoy Aug 23, 2019
Tanner Vea

Assistant Professor of Education

314E Keller Building
Office Phone: (814) 863-7380


  1. PhD 2018, Stanford University, Learning Sciences and Technology Design
  2. MA 2012, Columbia University, Instructional Technology and Media
  3. BA, Bard College, Media and Culture (Multidisciplinary)


Tanner Vea is a socioculturally oriented learning scientist and Assistant Professor in Learning, Design, and Technology and Learning Sciences at Penn State. The overarching goal of his work, which considers both formal and informal learning environments, is to understand the role learning plays in the negotiation of political and social change, as well as how politics and ethics figure in the design of learning environments.