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Carolyn Hammerschmidt

Research Associate III

(302) 831-7029

Carolyn Hammerschmidt is a Research Associate III, at the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) at the University of Delaware. She is a doctoral candidate in the Educational Leadership program at the University of Delaware. Carolyn has earned a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Educational Administration from SUNY Brockport, a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design from University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a Masters of Arts in Music Education from The Ohio State University. Carolyn’s research interests include participatory-based evaluation methods to support program and organizational improvement.


Carolyn’s professional background is in public education, which includes serving as an assistant principal and music teacher in upstate New York. Carolyn also brings an extensive past in volunteering in her local community, including leading advocacy efforts for her local public schools, serving as a founding board member for an education foundation, and serving as the president of her local elementary school PTA.