Carrie James

Carrie James is a research director and principal investigator at Project Zero a at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research explores young people’s digital, moral, and civic lives. With Howard Gardner, Carrie co-directs the Good Play Project, a research and educational initiative focused youth, ethics, and the new digital media, and the Good Participation project, a study of how youth “do civics” in the digital age. Carrie is also co-PI of Out of Eden Learn, a cross-cultural online community for youth and educational companion to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek’s epic Out of Eden walk. James is a recurring faculty member for the Project Zero Classroom and the Future of Learning summer institutes. Her publications include Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap (The MIT Press, 2014). She holds an M.A.(1996) and a Ph.D.(2003) in sociology from New York University.

Carrie James, Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education | Email: | Twitter: @carrie_james