Ellen Middaugh currently serves as Research Director and Co-Principal Investigator for the Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age Project. Her research focuses on how new media is changing the social context of adolescent development and the implications for educational practice. Current projects include studies of youth experiences with online conflict and research on the impact of classroom practices on students' digital media literacy. She is co-editor of the forthcoming volume #youthaction: Becoming Political in the Digital Age. Previously, Dr. Middaugh served as a quantitative research and evaluation specialist for the Center for Research, Evaluation and Assessment at UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science and has worked on numerous research and evaluation projects related to civic education, service-learning, and law-related education.
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