Marjorie Schaeffer

University of Chicago

Marjorie is a graduate student at the University of Chicago in developmental psychology, working with Dr. Sian Beilock and Dr. Susan Levine. After graduating from Wellesley College, Marjorie taught elementary school as part of Teach for America in St. Louis.¬†Marjorie is interested in the role parents and teachers play in the development of children’s math attitudes and performance. She is specifically interested in the impact of expectations and anxiety and on children’s academic performance.