Ryan Pfleger is a Ph.D. student at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education. He is broadly interested in using social scientific and philosophical lenses to shed light on issues of inequity connected to schooling. Currently, he focuses on the economic contexts, both material and ideological, that influence education policy and practice. Before coming to Colorado, Ryan worked in the film and video industry, did masters work in Education, Culture, and Society at the University of Pennsylvania, and received a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies at American University.