Erin joined Edge in 2014. She has worked with a diverse array of clients including Intuit, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Abila, and the USDA. Of late, Erin has worked on several projects focusing on Social and Emotional Learning in primary and secondary education for The Wallace Foundation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and others. These efforts have included landscape analyses, qualitative research with parents, teachers, students, and other stakeholders as well as large scale quantitative surveys.
Erin has experience with many aspects of qualitative and quantitative studies, authors reports, conducts qualitative interviews and focus groups, designs survey instruments and conducts quality control reviews of client deliverables.
Prior to joining Edge, Erin worked at the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, under the direction of Dr. Brian Wansink, where she utilized market research and consumer psychology to nudge consumers toward healthier nutritional choices. She also interned with Method 121 Creative where she conducted field observations to test the efficacy of lobby installations at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and improve audience engagement.
Erin holds a B.A. in Theatre and American Studies from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Shakespeare Studies: Text and Playhouse from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in conjunction with King’s College London. She has served as a researcher for actors and scholars at Shakespeare’s Globe. She has also studied fine art and design at the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, and the New York Studio School. She was a 2007 semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search for her research exploring how gender and stereotyping influences mathematical performance in high school students.