Emma Humphries

Emma Humphries

Chief Education Officer, iCivics

Emma Humphries is the Chief Education Officer at iCivics, an educational non-profit dedicated to reinvigorating civic learning through interactive and engaging learning resources. In this role, she serves as the organization's pedagogical expert, leads the iCivics curriculum team – including game ideation and content development – and supports teachers in deepening their levels of engagement with iCivics' products so they may provide transformative classroom experiences for young citizens. Emma has devoted her professional career to teaching, learning, and advocating for civic education. She has served as a social studies teacher in north Florida where she taught all levels of American Government and History, as a civics instructor and program coordinator at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida, and as an instructional consultant for the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship. Emma has degrees in political science and education and was awarded a James Madison Fellowship in 2004. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida with a concentration in civic education and teacher professional development.