Executive Director of Educational Programs and Research
Carrie Straub is the executive director of educational programs and research at Mursion, where she is responsible for leading the design of immersive learning among more than 80 partners. Carrie, a PhD, provides guidance and consultation to researchers and educators about how to best leverage VR simulations to elevate soft skills for high-stakes professions. Previously, she was research director for TeachLivE, the project that originally developed and tested the core technology utilized by Mursion. In that capacity, she planned and directed activities for a national research study to discover whether practice in VR produced measurable changes in performance.