Research Partners

As an institute within the University of Pittsburgh, the IFL has the unique opportunity to work and collaborate with leading researchers in the cognitive, social, and educational sciences. The researchers below have been instrumental in studying and shaping the IFL's work with educators in schools, districts, and states.

Isabel Beck

Isabel Beck

Senior Scientist, Professor Emerita
University of Pittsburgh

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Richard Correnti

Richard Correnti

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Research Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Linda Kucan

Linda Kucan

Assistant Professor of Instruction and Learning at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Education

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Gaea Leinhardt

Gaea Leinhardt

Senior Scientist, Professor Emerita
University of Pittsburgh

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Lindsay Clare Matsumura

Lindsay Clare Matsumura

Research Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center

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Jennifer Lin Russell

Jennifer Lin Russell

Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences and Policy, and Research Scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Christian Schunn

Christian Schunn

Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology
Senior Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center

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Margaret Smith

Margaret Smith

Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Instruction and Learning, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Senior Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center

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Mary Kay Stein

Mary Kay Stein

Professor of Learning Policy, Associate Director for Educational Research and Senior Scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

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