Big Ideas Fest Speakers
Steven is Dean of Art and History at Khan Academy and creator of Smarthistory.org, a site which won the 2012 award for open courseware excellence from the Open Courseware Consortium. In 2012, Steven – in conjunction with Khan Academy’s Dr. Beth Harris – produced 90 videos for the Google Art Project. He has also chaired the Art History Departments at Pratt Institute and at Fashion Institute of Technology (where was dean of the School of Graduate Studies) and served as a member of the The Art Consortium, an international think tank dedicated to shaping the future of art museums. He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.