Mikaela Pitcan

Mikaela Pitcan is an alumnus of Data & Society. She is a social scientist and mental health clinician. Her areas of research include the impact of technology on learning, the ways in which technological systems impact decision-making and influence the connection between prejudice and discriminatory behavior. Mikaela also explores the impact of racially discriminatory experiences on individuals within the workplace as well as institutions of higher learning. She works to interpret technology’s influence through a psychological lens and create avenues of communication between researchers, product developers, and educators. She holds a BS in psychology from the University of Florida, a MS.Ed in Mental Health Counseling from Fordham University Graduate School of Education and is currently a doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology at Fordham University