University of Colorado Boulder
Anna-Ruth Allen is a research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research has focused on learning sciences, youth development, and understanding and supporting relationships between research and practice. She has conducted qualitative studies of learning in educational contexts in and out of schools, as well as research-practice partnerships in urban districts (with Bill Penuel, Cynthia Coburn, and Caitlin Farrell). She is co-editor of an NSSE volume on Design-Based Implementation Research (2013), with Bill Penuel, Barry Fishman, and Britte Haugan Cheng.