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Amy Ogan


Thomas and Lydia Moran Associate Professor of Learning Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Amy Ogan is the Thomas and Lydia Moran Professor of Learning Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where she studies, designs, and builds educational technologies, with an interest in culturally aware design. Dr. Ogan received her doctorate at CMU in Human-Computer Interaction as an Institute of Education Sciences Fellow. She has since been named a Rising Star in EECS by MIT, a Young Scientist by the World Economic Forum, received the McCandless Early Career Chair, and been awarded the Jacobs Early Career Fellowship to study the use of educational technologies in emerging economies. She has been a visiting researcher at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, is affiliated faculty at CMU Africa, and has conducted field research on the deployment of educational technology in field sites across four continents. Her research is supported by the National Science Foundation, Google, the X-Prize Foundation, the Jacobs Foundation, and the McDonnell Foundation.