Catherine Hogg

Urban Education


Work Position
TA, UTEP, Rutgers Newark


Catherine Hogg is a full-time doctoral student and teaching assistant at Rutgers-Newark. She earned her BA in Chemistry from New York University and her Ed.M. in School Leadership from Harvard University. Ms. Hogg began her career in Newark as a high school physics, chemistry, and environmental science teacher at both Central High School and North Star Academy Charter School. At various points during her six years of teaching, she was also the assistant coach of the boys’ football and baseball teams, senior class advisor, and assistant director of the musicals. In addition to teaching, she served as Science Department Chair at North Star, a School Director for Teach For America’s 2007 Philadelphia Institute, and as Assistant to the Executive Director of Project for School Innovation (PSI), which is a Boston-based non-profit organization dedicated to disseminating best practices for teaching and school leadership in urban charter and district schools. As a researcher, Ms. Hogg is interested in the role of charter schools in urban school reform, critical/feminist science pedagogy and curriculum, and pathways to higher education for urban students. 

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