Barney Ricca is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences at Saint John Fisher College. A physicist by training, his research involves complexity sciences with particular focus on education and learning. He teaches graduate courses in science and science education. He has published books and articles in a variety of areas including acoustics, English education, complexity, and science and mathematics education. He is currently the Chair of the Chaos and Complexity Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.