The Wallace Foundation Names Bronwyn Bevan as New Director of Research

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Wallace Foundation Names Bronwyn Bevan as New Director of Research

Bronwyn Bevan has been selected as The Wallace Foundation’s new Director of Research, effective August 19, 2019, the foundation announced today. Currently a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Washington Seattle, College of Education, Bevan succeeds Edward Pauly, who retired at the end of June.

As Wallace’s Director of Research, Bevan will contribute significantly to the design of initiatives in the foundation’s program areas, integrate research in all areas of work and, as a member of the senior management team, share responsibility for strategic planning, public policy engagement, and organizational policy and development.

“We are delighted to have Bronwyn Bevan joining our team at The Wallace Foundation,” said Will Miller, President of The Wallace Foundation. “She brings a wealth of experience as one of the nation’s leading researchers in informal learning and a keen interest in making research results useful to practitioners to drive meaningful improvements in the field. Her range of experience across our program areas uniquely qualifies her to lead our research efforts.”

“I am honored to have the opportunity to join an organization with such a strong history of serving and learning from educators, policy and cultural leaders and youth,” said Bevan. “I look forward to working with new colleagues at The Wallace Foundation to strengthen the dialogue between research and...

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