Nick Sousanis


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Nick Sousanis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies at the University of Calgary. He received his doctorate in education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2014, where he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled Unflattening, it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and it is now a book from Harvard University Press. Before coming to New York City, he was immersed in Detroit’s thriving arts community, where he co-founded the arts and culture site thedetroiter.com and became the biographer of legendary Detroit artist Charles McGee. He developed and taught courses on comics as powerful communication tools at Teachers College and Parsons in NYC, and will be ...more

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Unflattening

4.08 avg rating — 1,448 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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“Concrete experiences serve as the primary building blocks from which we extend our capacity for thought and give rise to more abstracted concepts.

We understand the new in terms of the known.”
Nick Sousanis, Unflattening

“We don't know who you are until you arrive, we don't know who you'll become until you've explored the possibilities.”
Nick Sousanis, Unflattening

“Continually seeking what lies beyond your horizon is curiosity.”
Nick Sousanis, Unflattening



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