Sebastian Burkholdt is a doctoral candidate in Educational Theory and Practice with an emphasis in social studies education at the University of Georgia, and he serves as graduate research assistant in UGA’s Office of Academic Honesty. He is currently conducting research with ambitious high school social studies teachers on transformative learning experiences and identities that shaped the teachers’ goals, purposes, and approaches to history education. In his work for the Office of Academic Honesty, Sebastian serves as a facilitator for academic misconduct meetings, conducts data analysis, and works on the development of instructional resources for students and faculty as well as a remediation program for first-time offenders. Sebastian's views are his own.