Jennifer Iriti

Research Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Lab

https://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/efl/

Education and Training

PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

  • Expanding college access and success
  • Reduce systemic barriers for racially/ethnically minoritizes students to access and succeed in postsecondary education
  • Reduce racial/ethnic disparities in STEM fields
  • Use of continuous improvement methodologies in education
  • Use of networked improvement communities to effect large-scale change in education
  • Developmental evaluation
  • Decision-oriented educational research
  • Research-practitioner partnerships

Education Reform Equity Interventions Learning Opportunities Mathematics Learning & Instruction Minoritized Groups Research/Practice Partnerships Science Learning & Instruction

Related Research Areas

Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment Improvement Research in Education STEM

Recent Publications

Page, L., Iriti, J., Lowry, D., & Anthony, A. (2020). The Promise of place-based investment in college access and success: Investigating the impact of the Pittsburgh Promise. Education Finance and Policy, 14(4), 572-600.

Allen, A., Ball, M., Bild, D., Boone, D., Briggs, D., Davis, D., Delale-O’Connor, L., Gonda, R., Iriti, J., Slinskey Legg, A., Long, C., Matthis, C., Sherer, J. Z., and Stol, T. (2020, October). Leveraging out-of-school STEM programs during COVID-19. Brief in National Science Teaching Association, Connected Science Learning, October-December 2020 (Volume 2, Issue 4).

Iriti, J., Page, L., Venkatesan, A., & Hiestand, R. (2019). Growing college enrollment and persistence with the Pittsburgh Promise. College Promise Campaign Policy Brief No. 5.

Iriti, J., Page, L., Venkatesan, A., & Hiestand, R. (2019, April). Growing college enrollment and persistence with the Pittsburgh Promise. College Promise Campaign: Washington DC. 

Iriti, J., Page, L., & Bickel, W. (2018). Place-based scholarships: Catalysts for systems reform to improve postsecondary attainment. International Journal of Educational Development, 58, 137-158.

News and Awards

Jennifer Iriti, Lindsay Page, and Danielle Lowry were featured in a Pittwire accolade for their Pittsburgh Promise grant to conduct an evaluation of the Promise Coaching Initiative.

January 29, 2021

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Jennifer Iriti, Research Scientist; Lindsay Page, Associate Professor, Education, Research Scientist, and Danielle Lowry, graduate student, Education, were awarded a grant from the Pittsburgh Promise to conduct an evaluation of the new Promise Coaching Initiative in three area high schools.

January 4, 2021

LRDC research on the Pittsburgh Promise, spearheaded by Jenn Iriti, is mentioned in the January 30 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

January 30, 2020

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LRDC research on the Pittsburgh Promise, spearheaded by Jenn Iriti, is mentioned in the January 29 WESA 90.5 article "Promise Scholarship Will Hire Coaches to Keep Student on Track to Eligibiliity."

January 29, 2020

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LRDC Research Scientist Jennifer Iriti and her colleagues have been awarded a $10 million National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES Alliance grant

September 17, 2019

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Contact

413C MURDC

iriti@pitt.edu

(412) 624-7092

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