Margot Casson

Margot is the Director of Educational Technology. She earned a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of South Dakota, a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Oregon, and she completed certificate programs in electronic publishing and program planning. She is a Canvas Certified Educator and a Canvas administrator. Prior to joining the University of Puget Sound, Margot worked at several colleges and universities in Oregon and Hawaii. She specializes in instructional and universal design for accessible learning, and she helps faculty create rubrics, surveys, and formative and summative assessments.




Margot supports:

  • Anthropology
  • School of Business & Leadership
  • Communication Studies
  • Counseling
  • Economics
  • School of Education
  • Environmental Policy and Decision Making
  • Exercise Science
  • Global Development Studies
  • International Policy Economy
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Politics & Government
  • Psychology
  • Sociology


Kevin Kirner

Kevin is the Educational Technologist for the Arts & Humanities. He joined the University of Puget Sound in January, 2020. He holds a Master’s degree in American Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Documentary Film from Lehigh University and a Bachelor’s degree in Cinema & Photography from Ithaca College. He specializes in nonfiction and fiction filmmaking, critical media studies, public facing scholarship, and digital humanities. Kevin is a Canvas administrator. He helps faculty create multimodal assignments, including podcasts, video projects, and blogs, and he is interested in text mining methods and visualization tools.




Kevin supports:

  • African-American Studies
  • Art and Art History
  • Asian Languages 
  • Asian Studies
  • English
  • French
  • Gender & Queer Studies
  • German
  • GLAM (Classics)
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Honors
  • Humanities
  • Latin American / Latina/o Studies
  • School of Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre Arts

Paul Monaghan

Paul is the Educational Technologist for Math & Sciences. He has been with the University of Puget Sound since March 1997. He is an alum of UPS and former work study student in Technology Services. Paul maintains the computer labs and servers for the Sciences as well as other technology located in Thompson and Harned Hall. Paul enjoys playing basketball, running, and hiking when he is not working. His speciality is scientific software and hardware, and he provides support for student labs, research, and Google Workspace applications.




Paul supports:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Math
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Science, Technology, & Society