Dr. AnnMarie Thomas, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas. She is the founder and director of the Playful Learning Lab, which explores ways to encourage children of all ages to embrace playful learning. She is the author of Making Makers: Kids, Tools, and the Future of Innovation.
AnnMarie lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and two daughters. She is an amateur aerialist, specializing in static and flying trapeze. Learn more about AnnMarie at her website.