Marie has been in the Junior League of Boston since 2012. Her previous internal placements include Board Member at Large (2019-2021), Chair of Strategic Research & Analysis (2018-2019), Director of Strategic Management and Planning (2017-2018), and Strategic Management & Planning Committee member (2013-2014, 2016-2017). Previous community placements include Done in a Day (2014-2016) and Strong Women, Strong Girls (2014-2015).
Professionally, Marie is a research psychologist and currently a Research Manager and Senior Interviewer at Center for Strategy Research, a full-service market research firm specializing in custom-designed qualitative and quantitative research studies.
Prior to her market research career, Marie worked at the intersection of psychology, public health, and academic medicine as a research scientist at The Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston, where she conducted research on the effects of screen media on children. Her work has informed interventions and been published in top journals, such as Child Development and Pediatrics, and her research has been featured in The New York Times, Time, Reuters, and CBS Evening News. Marie began her career as an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the School of Cognitive Science at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.
Marie graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and English. She has a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and she completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School.
Active in volunteer service, Marie has served on several school and community boards. She lives in Walpole, with her husband Doug, three daughters, and her 18-month-old rescue dog, Sawyer.