We are a unique research and evaluation organization that does things differently. We are a deeply experienced team of scientists, teachers, methodologists, writers, artists and researchers whose divers strengths enable us to develop innovative, robust approaches to our projects. We comfortably stand in and across the boundaries of academic, public school, museum, industry, and policy settings. Our diverse areas of expertise enable us to do things differently and develop innovative, robust approaches to our projects. Outlier is the research and evaluation arm of UChicago STEM Education in the Physical Sciences Division of the University of Chicago.
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Outlier conducts wide-ranging research and evaluation projects that include preK – through graduate level learners in both in-school and out-of-school settings on topics including STEM, health and nutrition, computer science, outdoor education, higher education, fidelity of implementation, and spread and sustainability of innovations.
We aim to empower our collaborators, clients, and the field at large with the expertise and supports necessary to realize and sustain change. Working with us entails a collaborative and committed process during which we explore all possibilities and avenues to create actionable knowledge and tools. We are engaged, flexible, approachable, and passionate about our work. We look forward to connecting.
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Jeanne Century and Amy Cassata co-authored a chapter in the recently released
Maurice Samuels, Lead Evaluation and Research Associate