Samantha Shewchuk, PhD

Research Associate III
(302) 831-3486

Samantha Shewchuk, Ph.D., is a Research Associate at CRESP and a senior researcher within the Center for Research Use in Education (CRUE) at the University of Delaware. Dr. Shewchuk specializes in knowledge mobilization (KMb) efforts to address the research-policy-practice gaps across public service sectors. She is Co-Principal Investigator of a $2M grant from the Gates Foundation for the CREATEd project, which seeks to activate researcher and knowledge broker networks to effectively distribute knowledge and research into use by educators. Within the CRUE portfolio, Dr. Shewchuk managed several research projects on research brokerage and the network of actors, relationships, and processes in the ‘third space’ between education research and practice.  She was previously the program manager of RIPPLE: Research Informing Policy, Practice, and Leadership in Education—a program of research aimed at learning more about how to improve linkages between researchers and decision makers in education across Ontario.