Performance theorist, media creator, researcher and transdisciplinary professor at Cornell University. Jon is the founder of StudioLab, a pedagogy for Collaboration, Innovation, and Critical Design. He is the author of Perform or Else: From Discipline to Performance (2001), which focuses on cultural, organizational, and technological performance in post-disciplinary societies, and Transmedia Knowledge for Liberal Arts and Community Engagement: A StudioLab Manifesto (2019), which articulates a critical design practice combining critical thinking, tactical media, and design thinking. StudioLab collaborates with community organizations, non-profit and non-governmental organizations in both the US and abroad. Jon is also Faculty Affiliate with the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research.