Carla Meskill is Professor, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, University at Albany, State University of New York. Since the first desktop computers emerged in the 1980s, she has been at the forefront of design, research and practical training in how digital screens can best be made use of in education. She has established and directed three technology research centers at major universities, served as a research and design consultant for a number of industries and institutions, authored and led nine federal grants in instructional technology research and implementation and shared her work around the world. Her publications include numerous books and research articles on digital screen mediation in classrooms, in online instruction, and in educator professional development. Her most current book, Digital Screen Mediation: Agency and Authenticity with Instructional Technologies, is available December 2020.