Christina is a Senior Research Manager at Project Zero, leading Arts Festival Impacts, a project investigating the impacts of a city arts learning festival.  She previously worked with Agency by Design (AbD) and Learning Innovations Laboratory (LILA), and she managed Art Works at Work, a project exploring the impact of art in the workplace.  Her research interests include informal learning and object-based learning across the lifespan.  Before moving into educational research, Christina worked as an educator in more than a dozen museums, including the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, National Air and Space Museum, and the National Zoo.  Christina received her doctorate in Education Policy, Leadership, and Instructional Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and also holds a Ed.M. in Teaching and Learning from HGSE, M.A. in Museum Studies from The George Washington University, and B.A. in Studio Art and Art Conservation from the University of Delaware.  In addition to her work at Project Zero, she is an instructor in Harvard's Museum Studies graduate program and the director of Massachusetts Odyssey of the Mind, a non-profit creative problem-solving competition for students.

Resources by Christina Smiraglia