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Rebecca Deutscher

Senior Research Associate



Dr. Deutscher is a Senior Research Associate at CSET. She serves as a project manager and researcher on a variety of projects including a middle school science curriculum development project funded by the George Lucas Education Foundation and the Problem-Solving Cycle (PSC) Project in middle school math. Her work with the Lucas Foundation is collaboration between two centers at Stanford (SCALE and CSET). Dr. Deutscher previously worked at the Lawrence Hall of Science as the lead evaluator on the Full Option Science System (FOSS) curriculum, the Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence-California (COSEE-CA) technology initiative, and the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). She also worked at a charter school researching and evaluating programs on parent involvement, motivation, achievement, hands-on learning, and teachers’ perspectives on an inquiry-based astronomy program. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University, a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from San Diego State University, and a B.A. from University of California, Davis.