Dr. Pat Cirillo, Chief Research Officer
Dr. Cirillo serves as Quadrant’s Chief Research Officer where she has led Quadrant’s overall state arts education research efforts and co-authored the state arts education data reports: Arizona (2009), Colorado (2008), Illinios (2005), Michigan (2011), Minnesota (2012), New Hampshire (2011), Ohio (2013) and Wisconsin (2008). Dr. Cirillo is the most experienced research scientist working with state arts education data in the United States. Dr. Cirillo holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience, an M.S. in Experimental Psychology & Statistics from Syracuse University, and a BA in Biology and Psychology from College of the Holy Cross College. She is a member of and frequent speaker at professional association meetings, including the American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality Control, the American Marketing Association, and Ohio Women in Mathematics. Pat has provided written and verbal testimony to over a dozen state governments and federal government agencies regarding consumer financial education and public education.
Most of Dr. Cirillo’s work in the not-for-profit sector has been in both education and arts management. Clients include arts organizations (The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland International Film Festival, and, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum), regional arts leadership and advocacy organizations (Cleveland Partnership for Arts and Culture, Summit County Arts Alliance, and Ingenuity Incorporated Chicago), and higher education (Fordham, Villanova, MIT, and University of Michigan) Dr. Cirillo’s work with the for-profit sector includes Crayola, Eaton, Harris Corporation, and Intuit.