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Director of Educational Research and Evaluation

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Education

  • Stanford University School of Education, Ph.D., Psychological Studies in Education, 1999
  • Harvard Graduate School Of Education, M.Ed., Teaching of English, 1992
  • Middlebury College, B.A., English, 1988

Professional Interests

 

Selected Journal Articles

  • Hammerness, K., Gupta, P. & Macpherson, A. (2016). Developing a research agenda aimed at understanding the teaching and learning of science at a natural history museum. Curator: The Museum Journal, Volume 59 no. 4, pp. 353-367. [View Article]
  • Hammerness, K. & Craig, E. (2015). “Context-Specific” Teacher Preparation for New York City: A study of the Bard College Urban Teacher Residency program. Urban Education. [View Article]
  • Williamson, P., Hammerness, K., & Kosnick, C. (2015). Context-specific urban teacher preparation: Emerging evidence from urban teacher residency programs. Guest-Edited Issue of Urban Education. [View Paper]
  • Matsko, K.K. & Hammerness, K. (2014). Unpacking the ‘urban’ in urban teacher preparation: Making a case for context-specific teacher preparation. Journal of Teacher Education, 65, pp. 128-144. [View Article]
  • Hammerness, K. & Matsko, K.K. (2013). When Context Has Content: A Case Study of New Teacher Induction in the University of Chicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program. Urban Education, 48 (4), pp. 557-584. [View Article]


Selected Books

Book cover for Emowering Educators in Finland.

Hammerness, K., Ahtiainen, R., & Sahlberg, P. (2017). Empowered Educators in Finland: How leading nations design systems for teaching quality. Jossey-Bass/Wiley.


Book cover of Empowering Educators.

Darling-Hammond, L., Burns, D., Campbell, C., Goodwin, L., Hammerness, K., Low, E.L., McIntyre, A., Rothman, R., Sato, M., & Zeichner, K. (2017). Empowered Educators: How high performing systems shape teaching quality around the world. Jossey-Bass/Wiley.


Book cover for Inspiring Teaching Preparing teachers to succeed in Mission-driven schools.

Feiman-Nemser, S., Tamir, E. & Hammerness, K. (2014). Inspiring Teaching: Preparing teachers to succeed in mission-driven schools. Harvard Education Press.


Book cover for Seeing through teachers’ eyes: Professional Ideals and Classroom Practices.

Hammerness, K. (2006). Seeing through teachers’ eyes: Professional ideals and classroom practices. New York: Teachers College Press.


Book cover for Preparing teachers for a changing world: What teachers should learn and be able to do.

Darling-Hammond, L., Bransford, J., LePage, P., Hammerness, K., and Duffy, H. Eds. (2005). Preparing Teachers for a Changing World: What teachers should learn and be able to do. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


 



Profiles for Education Research

Karen Hammerness, Director of Educational Research and Evaluation

Anna MacPherson, Manager of Educational Research and Evaluation