Research Project Manager
Curran is a research project manager for the Annenberg Exchange, with a focus on developing EdInstruments and EdWorking Papers. She works to strengthen existing processes and explore opportunities for improvement, especially in audience expansion and user experience. Prior to joining Annenberg, Curran worked as a research assistant at Teachers College, Columbia University, partnering with faculty to scale up an early literacy-focused professional development program. Curran’s experience as a high school English and French teacher through The New Teacher Project has inspired her research interests in language development, evidence-based instructional practices for equitable outcomes, and teacher preparation and professional development. Curran holds an M.A. in Cognitive Science in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and B.A.s in Linguistics and French from the University of Southern California.