Anna MacPherson

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Manager of Educational Research and Evaluation

Dr. MacPherson is the Sr. Manager of Educational Research and Evaluation at the The American Museum of Natural History. 

From 2010-2015, she was a doctoral student in the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.  Dr. MacPherson's research addresses science education, with a particular focus on developing ways of assessing complex scientific thinking. 

Dr. MacPherson is also a former high school teacher in the New York City public school system and taught biology and chemistry at Millennium High School. She has a background in scientific research, and have worked in labs that investigate neurobiology, marine ecophysiology, and forest ecology.