Lisa Guernsey

Director, Early Education Initiative
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Lisa Guernsey is Director of the New America Foundation’s Early Education Initiative. Ms. Guernsey focuses on elevating dialogue about early childhood education, in part by editing the Early Ed Watch blog, and spotlighting new approaches for helping disadvantaged children succeed. A journalist by training, Ms. Guernsey has been a technology and education writer at The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education and has contributed to several national publications, including NewsweekTime, The Washington Post, and USA TODAY. She also blogs occasionally at The Huffington Post and is on Twitter @LisaGuernsey. Ms. Guernsey’s most recent book is Screen Time: How Electronic Media – From Baby Videos to Educational Software – Affects Your Young Child (Basic Books, 2012).  She won a 2012 gold Eddie magazine award for a School Library Journal article on e-books, was a 2005 journalism fellow in the child and family policy program at the University of Maryland, and has served on several national advisory committees on early education.   She holds a master's degree in English/American Studies and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Virginia. For more, see www.lisaguernsey.com

Publications

Article | Feb 24, 2014 | Journal of Children and Media
Policy Paper | Jan 21, 2014 |
Article | Jan 21, 2014 | The American Prospect
Article | Oct 17, 2013 | Time
Article | Oct 17, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk

Events

Event | Mar 26, 2014 | Washington
Event | Jan 29, 2014 | Washington
Event | Oct 16, 2013 | Washington
Event | Oct 2, 2013 | Washington
Event | Jul 30, 2013 | Washington
Event | Jun 18, 2013 | Washington
Event | May 13, 2013 | Washington