Glenn Ellis and Jeremy Piña

By GIllian Judson

CIRCE [sur-see] is an international network of researchers, educators and other practitioners who see imagination as a key to making this world a better place to live in. In this podcast series, meet some of the members of this growing community, connect with their thinking on the power of imagination, and learn how you can be part of the energy.

Glenn is a Professor of Engineering at Smith College. whose current research focuses on investigating the potential of transmedia storytelling for supporting the development of STEM identity and the capacity for engaging in collaborative knowledge work.

Jeremy Piña is a postdoctoral researcher whose current work focuses on assessing the quality of student learning associated with transmedia Imaginative Education.

In this episode, we speak about some of the current curriculum development projects on which they are currently working, including TEEMS— transforming engineering education for middle-school students.

Find out more about the TEEMS project at