Marie Wallace, Ph.D.


Dr. Wallace currently serves as the evaluator of the Formative Assessment Literacy Project—a joint project between Center for Effective School Practices (CESP) and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE).

Dr. Wallace’s recent research agenda includes a focus on open-source technology and educational access for girls and women globally. Her latest publication about the use of apps in secondary education will appear in The Encyclopedia of Educational Technology in late 2014. Dr. Wallace has presented her research at the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress in Chiba, Japan (May 2014), and she is an active member of IUAES’s Scientific Commission on the Anthropology of Women. Dr. Wallace is also a digital faculty consultant for a major academic publishing house and she serves as a reviewer for the journal Societies without Borders.

Dr. Wallace is an applied researcher and educator who has worked in the fields of international education, community and tribal colleges, as a university lecturer, and as an applied researcher over the last twenty years. Her research experience includes external evaluation in vocational and technical education, technological integration and training middle-school teachers, and nursing home care. Her background includes a doctorate in anthropology with an emphasis in applied anthropology from American University, and she is completing a technology integration certificate in the Masters of Educational Technology program at Boise State University.