George Hack, PhD
Dr. George Hack is the Instructional Designer for the College of Public Health and Health Professions. He received his PhD in Educational Technology from the University of Florida and has designed online and face-to-face instruction in a variety of environments, including secondary, undergraduate, graduate, professional, adult vocational training, and military schools. At the University of Florida, George has served in various roles, working in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences as a coordinator of extension education programs, teaching graduate and undergraduate technology courses in the College of Education, and most recently as Assistant Director for Instruction and Information systems in the Health Science Center Libraries. He has also collaborated on the Compendium for Children’s Health with a team of international physicians, setting up an online environment for Pediatricians to receive instruction in Community Pediatrics. His research interests include human-computer interactions in learning as well as pedagogy influenced by situated and grounded learning theories. In addition, George has served ten years in the military, with four years of active duty in the Marine Corps.