Research Team

Marginal Syllabus research team members are actively contributing to publications and presentations about open and collaborative web annotation, educator learning, open data, and learning analytics. The research team includes:

Remi Kalir
Assistant Professor, Information and Learning Technologies, CU Denver
Remi Kalir is a learning scientist who researches and designs educator learning associated with everyday digital media practices. He was a 2016 National Science Foundation Data Consortium Fellow, and is currently a OER Research Fellow with the Open Education Group. Remi earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Learn more about Remi’s research at

Jeremy Dean
Director of Education, Hypothesis
Jeremy is a scholar-educator with fifteen years of experience teaching at both the college and high school levels. He received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin where he worked as a Project Leader in the Digital Writing and Research Lab for four years developing units and lesson plans around a variety of digital tools. Jeremy was previously the Director of Education at Genius where he facilitated educational applications of their interactive archive of literary and historical texts.

Francisco Perez
Ph.D. student, CU Denver
Francisco Perez is a Ph.D. student in computer science and information systems focusing on machine learning and online education. He was a 2017 GAANN research fellow and award winning researcher in crime hotspot prediction analysis from the Department of JusticeHis full-time work is as a data scientist in the field of mortgages and finance.