Barb Gunn, Ph.D.

Barb GunnBarb Gunn has worked at ORI since 1995 when she was hired as a research assistant.

In 2011, she was selected by the Oregon governor as one of five innovators in the state. The governor called them “change agents” – Oregonians who had taken creative or innovative approaches in the fields of job creation, education, or health care. Barb was selected as the education change agent for the early-education curricula she has developed, many of which are focused on literacy programs for young children.