Julie Remold, Research Social Scientist, Center for Technology in Learning | SRI International

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Julie Remold

Senior Researcher, Center for Technology in Learning

Julie Remold, Ph.D., is a research social scientist in SRI International's Center for Technology in Learning. Remold is an anthropologist with experience in design, research, and evaluation projects and expertise in both qualitative and quantitative methods. She applies a variety of approaches to her work and is interested in synthesizing analyses from multiple research methods, such as ethnography and social network analysis.

Remold’s current research focuses on STEM learning, informal learning, and professional development for educators. She is a core staff member on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Informal Science Education program and the evaluation of the NSF Academies for Young Scientists. Remold also works on projects related to formative assessment in STEM teaching and teacher professional development promoting agile teaching. Remold’s prior work addressed the relationship between technology use and inequality in Brazilian public schooling. She worked on the design and evaluation of mathematics distance learning programs and physics education research emphasizing student engagement among preservice science teachers.  


  • Ph.D., anthropology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005
  • A.M., education, Stanford University School of Education, 2000
  • B.A., anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1994
  • Massachusetts Middle School Social Studies Teaching Certificate, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1994

Professional Experience

  • Research Social Scientist, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA (2007–present)
  • Consulting as Educational Researcher and Ethnographic Researcher (2000–2003)
  • Technology Coordinator, Hillsborough City School District, Hillsborough, CA (1999–2000)
  • Coordinator of Elementary Mathematics, Education Program for Gifted Youth at Stanford University (1996–1999)

Current Projects

  • Program Evaluation of NSF’s Informal Science Education (ISEE)
  • Program Evaluation of NSF’s Academies for Young Scientists
  • Evaluation of the California Informal Science Educator’s Makers Network

Past Projects

  • Teacher Learning of Technology-Enhanced Formative Assessment (TEFA-TL) - ended 2011
  • Global Skills for College Completion – ended 2011
  • Evaluation of the InformalScience.org web resource – ended 2010
  • Learning in Formal and Informal Environments – ongoing, study within the project ended in 2009
Julie Remold