Phil wears many hats. He is the founder of RHz Consulting L.L.C., an advisor to the Orchard Project at EdPlus, a Faculty Affiliate at ASU, a Senior Scholar at Georgetown University’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, the Facilitator of the Learning and Employment Records Network (LERN) which is a part of the T3 Innovation Network of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a consultant on LifeGraphs to Marysville University and LifeTrek, and an Open Source Fellow at Concentricsky. Current work focuses on blockchains and LER/Verifiable Credentials in the context of documenting skills, competencies & credentials. In addition, his interests extend to learning analytics, emerging technologies and the design of physical learning spaces.
Dr. Long founded RHz Consulting, LLC, to pursue “passion projects” of particular interest.
A lapsed biologist now learning scientist Phil focuses on emerging technologies, decentralized information architectures, the cognitive interactions with them, & the spaces, physical and virtual wherein they occur.
A.B. UCSC, Psychobiology
Ph.D. PSU, Zoology (Behavioral Ecology)
Post-doc, NIMH, at the Institute for Animal Behavior, Rutgers University, NJ
NLM Fellowship, Medical Informatics, Summer Institute at Woods Hole, MA