AJ Kelton, Director of the CHSS Center for the Digital Humanities, in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Montclair State University in New Jersey, is involved in academic and emerging technology, digital humanities, social media, games, and virtual worlds for education and has presented on these topics both in the U.S. and internationally.

AJ is the Executive Director of Emerging Learning Design (ELD), the chair of the 2017 OLC Collaborate with Emerging Learning Design annual conference, and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Emerging Learning Design. He is an ABD doctoral candidate in the Educational Communication and Technology program at New York University where his research is focused group formation and composition as a learning methodology.