Alum Marina Bers elected to National Academy of Education


Courtesy of Marina Bers

Courtesy of Marina Bers

Marina Umaschi Bers, who received her PhD from the Media Lab in 2001, has been elected to the National Academy of Education. She is one of 18 new members in 2023. 

The National Academy of Education advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice. The Academy consists of US members and international associates elected based on outstanding scholarship or leadership related to education. Carol Lee, president of the National Academy of Education said: “This diverse group of leaders and scholars is at the forefront of those who are improving the lives of students in the United States and abroad. At a time of great tension and political debate surrounding education, these leaders are building a strong foundation of knowledge and evidence for ways to improve education policy and practice.”

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