Faith Rankin is a Research Intern at the Right Question Institute. Her work focuses on applying insights from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and education literature to RQI’s research on question formulation and inquiry-based learning. Faith holds a B.A. in neuroscience and economics from Wellesley College and is currently pursuing an M.Ed. in secondary STEM education at the Woodrow Wilson Graduate School of Teaching and Learning. She is also a candidate for teacher licensure in high school biology and is completing her student teaching at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
Prior to joining the Right Question Institute, Faith has promoted initiatives concerning open education educational resources (OER) at the United States Department of Education, analyzed cases of educator misconduct at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and researched Nordic pedagogy while teaching abroad in Denmark. She is passionate about applying science to learning, education policy, and in her free time, hiking the tallest mountains she can find.