Ryan Scheirer is an instructor of physics. Before joining OSU-Cascades, he was an aviation enthusiast who enjoyed applying physics while working towards his commercial pilot’s license. Ryan’s current research interest lies at the boundary of natural language processing and physics education research. His goal is to use research to help identify how education changes students’ cognition, affect and behaviors. Ryan holds a Master of Science in Physics from OSU and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.