Karen Hammerness is the Director of Educational Research and Evaluation at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Her research focuses upon the pedagogy and practice of teacher education in the US and internationally. She is particularly interested in the preparation of teachers to enact teaching practice as well as preparation for specific contexts for teaching (such as urban settings). Karen along with Kirsti Klette is a principal investigator of the CATE research study.

Institutional affiliation: American Museum of Natural History, New York City, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, US
Email: khammerness@amnh.org