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Laura Saxman
Position: Project Director
Phone: (212) 817-1822
Dr. Saxman is a Project Director at CASE where she has worked since 2002. Dr. Saxman received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the Graduate Center, CUNY, with a dual specialization in Quantitative Research Methods and Learning. She received her B.S. from Cornell University in Economics. She is currently Project Director of the evaluation of MSPinNYC2, a program that restructures high school STEM courses by incorporating peer tutors and student-centered pedagogy. The program extends and deepens a promising program called the Peer Enabled Restructured Classroom (PERC). Dr. Saxman has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, child development, educational psychology and statistics.  Her previous research includes work on science teacher preparation and peer victimization.
Current Research Projects