Research Support

Our efforts are supported by a dedicated group of research assistants.

 

Jaclyn Eccesso

Jaclyn Eccesso

Jaclyn Eccesso is a Research Assistant with the Marsico Institute working on the STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Childhood (STEMIEE) grant. Jaclyn was a special education teacher since 2015 before joining the Marsico Institute in 2020. She graduated from DU’s Morgridge College of Education with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education in 2018. Prior to becoming a teacher, Jaclyn worked in Chicago Public Schools creating and leading mindfulness and movement classes for young children. Since then, she has presented at a number of conferences on the benefits of mindfulness, movement, and meditation for children with disabilities.

Marion Carilli

Marion Carilli

Marion Carilli is currently a graduate student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Denver. Marion graduated from The College of Charleston with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. She eventually wants to work with children/adolescents and is passionate about helping them advocate for their needs and wants. Marion is currently a research assistant for Marsico Institute, working on coding research and the LT2 site. In her free time, Marion enjoys hiking, skiing, walking in Washington Park, thrift shopping, getting coffee, and exploring all of the things the city of Denver has to offer, including all the yummy food. 

 

Luke Clements

Luke Clements

Luke Clements is a Research Assistant with the Marsico Institute. He is working on 508 compliance videos for the LT2 website. He is majoring in cybersecurity. He enjoys mountain biking, video games, and playing guitar. 

Nebeyu Eguale

Nebeyu Eguale

Nebeyu is a third-year undergraduate student studying Computer Science at the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver. He is passionate about computer science and math; and engages profoundly in these fields both academically and non-academically. He hopes that he can continue with this path to become a software engineer. He is currently a Web Developer for the Marisco Institute working on supporting the institute’s [LT]2 website.

Olivia Jamshid 

Olivia Jamshid

Olivia is working towards her MS in Marketing in Daniel's College of Business at the University of Denver. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and a Minor in Pre-law from Grand Canyon University. She is currently a Marketing/Communications Assistant at the Marsico Insititute, working on content creation for our social media platforms. 

Zoe Henderson

Zoe Henderson

Zoe Henderson is a second-year International Human Rights graduate student at the Josef Korbel School of International Affairs at the University of Denver. She received her BA in English Literature and Theory with a minor in Environment and Sustainability from Western Colorado University. Zoe has been an English tutor, newspaper editor, and museum curator's assistant. Zoe is currently working as the marketing and communications assistant for the Marsico Institute.

 

Erin Jamieson

Erin Jamieson

Erin Jamieson joins Marsico as a Research Assistant. Erin has supported research and evaluation initiatives in education in the Denver area for over ten years, with an emphasis on early childhood. She has supported quality data collection in a range of community projects, including the Denver Preschool Project, Clayton Early Learning, and Marsico's Evaluation of Learning Trajectories in Early Childhood. Currently, she is helping to improve the accuracy of translated material with STEMIIEE. She is also a mom to two great kids, manager of a busy household, and just recently mastered the art of the homemade bagel.