Philip M. Kragnes has served as the Adaptive Technology Specialist for the University of Minnesota since October 1998. He directs the Computer Accommodations Program (CAP) -- a partnership of Academic & Distributed Computing Services (ADCS) and Disability Services (DS). The program exists to assist university students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accessing computers and information through the use of adaptive technology.
Mr. Kragnes received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1987. He developed Carnegie-Mellon University's first disability services program and served as its director for a year and a half, while pursuing his studies at the institution. In 1995, he received his Master of Science degree in Experimental Psychology: Human Cognition, Memory and Learning from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Please see his on-line resume for further information.