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School of Education & Social Policy

Joanne Gurry, Ed.D.

Professor of Practice


  • Ed.D., Reading Education and Organizational Leadership, Boston University
  • M.A., Rhetorical Studies and Mass Media, UMass Amherst
  • B.A., English and Speech Communication, Boston College


Prior to joining Merrimack, Joanne Gurry was a teacher, department chair and assistant superintendent for curriculum and Instruction in the public schools. 

She also served as an adjunct professor at UMass-Boston; as consultant to the Massachusetts Department of Education and EDC Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts, and as chair and member of boards and committees of private schools in the Boston area.


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