Rosemarie Truglio is the senior vice president of education and research at Sesame Workshop. She is responsible for the development of the interdisciplinary curriculum on which “Sesame Street” is based, and she oversees all educational research pertaining to the development of “Sesame Street” content. Before joining Sesame Workshop in 1997, she was an assistant professor of communication and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Through her research, she investigated the effects of television on the cognitive and social development of children and adolescents. She has written numerous articles; presented her work at national and international conferences; and conducted media literacy workshops. Truglio received her KU master’s degree in human development and family life in 1986 and her doctorate in developmental and child psychology in 1990.