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Marley Jarvis

Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS)
Outreach and Education Specialist
Marley Jarvis, Ph.D., is an Outreach and Education Specialist at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington. In this role, Dr. Jarvis communicates the latest research in early learning and brain development to members of the early learning community, including parents, child care providers, educators, and policymakers. Dr. Jarvis holds a B.A. in Biology and Environment and Technology Studies from Carleton College and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Oregon. Dr. Jarvis specialized in informal STEM learning and public engagement with science at Pacific Science Center through the Portal to the Public initiative and is a former Adjunct Professor in Biology at the University of Oregon. She is endlessly fascinated with how people learn throughout their lives and sees science communication and storytelling as powerful tools in broadening diversity and inclusivity in STEM research fields.