Chris Brownell is the Coordinator of Outreach for the AIMS Center, and Director of the Math & STEM Education Master’s degree programs at Fresno Pacific University (FPU). He is a former high school mathematics teacher, turned university math professor, turned mathematics education researcher. Chris received his Doctorate at the Claremont Graduate University (CGU). He has served as the Coordinator or Investigator on several grants for both FPU and CGU. His research interests lie in math education practice and policy, integration of content areas such as Science, Engineering, and Art with Math, International Comparative Education, and how play is incorporated for early learners in countries other than the United States. As an ambassador for the Global Math Project, he supports the ideal of joyful and uplifting mathematical experiences for all students. He is the host of the AIMS Center’s ZPC Podcast which, airs weekly on Thursday afternoons.