Chief Executive Officer, Senior Research Officer
Christine is an educator, social science researcher, and former museum executive who has moved fluidly between research and practice throughout her career. As Knology’s CEO and Senior Research Officer, she is responsible for directing the organization’s research agenda and the transdisciplinary team of researchers who work collaboratively to develop new insights into the complex social challenges of our times. As a researcher, she has published on a wide range of topics, including organizational learning, emotional engagement, and inclusive education. A strong advocate for inclusivity, she was honored as a “Champion of Change” by the Obama White House, and as a fellow by the Noyce Leadership Institute.
Prior to joining Knology, Christine was the Chief Learning Officer at the Museum of Science (Boston), where she oversaw the Museum's learning-focused efforts (exhibits, programs, curriculum, immersive theaters, collections, accessibility, and educational research). She is the founder of the Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies (COVES), which unites museums across the country for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and reporting on visitor experience data, and led the research and evaluation team of the $43 million, NSF-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net). In addition to serving as Knology’s CEO, Christine is also Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.