Michael Ryan joined the SPEA staff in 2016. He has worked in higher education since 2012 and started working at his alma mater with incoming students at orientations. Originally from San Diego, California, he earned his B.S. in Psychological Sciences at Northern Arizona University, focusing on adolescent and adult development. He is now working on completing his MS.Ed. at Indiana University. An avid sports fan, he grew up rooting for the Pacers and watching IndyCar racing, so moving to Indiana has been a dream come true.