Corey Savage is an education policy researcher, co-lead of the civic learning research group at AIR, and an affiliate of the Center on Advancing Measurement and Assessment. His current research includes national and international studies of access to civic learning opportunities, studies of the effects of K-12 educational interventions on civic learning outcomes, and research on the measurement of civic learning opportunities and outcomes.
His prior research includes the following topics: the effects of social studies textbooks on student achievement; the effects of vocational tracking on civic learning outcomes; social studies teacher licensure policy; the predictors of teacher education entry; and teacher perceptions of curricular reform. His research has been presented at annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), and the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) and has been published in journals such as AERA Open, Educational Researcher, the Journal of Curriculum Studies, and Teaching and Teacher Education.
Prior to joining AIR, Savage held research positions at the Annenberg Institute at Brown University, the Hector Institute at the University of Tübingen, and Educational Testing Service.
Ph.D., Educational Policy, Michigan State University