Carrie James

Carrie James (she/her) is a sociologist, researcher, the current Co-Director of Project Zero and Managing Director of the Center for Digital Thriving at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Emphasizing qualitative methods, her work focuses on young people’s digital experiences, including opportunities and challenges for their well-being, social connections, and civic lives. She loves to translate research insights into practical tools and wisdom for families and educators. With Emily Weinstein, Carrie is co-author of the book, Behind Their Screens: What Teens are Facing (And Adults are Missing), which details compelling insights from thousands of teens. Carrie has a Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University and is a parent to two technology-loving teens, ages 14 and 18.