Nick SousanisWalter Nickell "Nick" Sousanis is a scholar, art critic, and cartoonist; a co-founder of the TheDetroiter.com, he is also the first person at Columbia University to write a dissertation entirely in a comic book format.
Sousanis believes that comics are powerful teaching tools and has developed courses on comics at Teachers College and Parsons. In addition to his classroom teaching, Sousanis' artwork has been exhibited in such venues as Microsoft Research in Seattle. He publishes articles on teaching with comics in the ''Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy'' and other venues. In addition to publishing, Sousanis has spoken at symposiums and conferences around the world. The noteworthiness of Sousanis' contribution to the field of academics has been discussed in ''Inside Higher Ed'' and ''The Chronicle of Higher Education''. Provided by Wikipedia