Office Location
Salisbury Labs 133
AWARDS
 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
 Internal Grant Support
Marietta Anderson Fellowship at WPI
Women’s Research and Mentoring Program Fellowship
WPI Graduate Student Travel Fund
Education
University of Richmond, B.A. Psychology, 2015
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, M.S. Learning Sciences & Technologies, 2019

Avery is a doctoral candidate in the Learning Sciences & Technologies Ph.D. program, working with Dr. Erin Ottmar. Originally from Virginia, Avery received her B.A. from the University of Richmond where she studied cognitive psychology. After teaching English as a Second Language for a couple years, she joined the LS&T program at WPI. In 2019, Avery completed her M.S. degree and received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue her research related to perception, embodiment, and the use of educational technologies to support student learning in mathematics. In addition to her research, Avery is committed to broadening participation in STEM education and STEM fields through research, mentoring and outreach opportunities.

Office Location
Salisbury Labs 133
AWARDS
 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
 Internal Grant Support
Marietta Anderson Fellowship at WPI
Women’s Research and Mentoring Program Fellowship
WPI Graduate Student Travel Fund