Carly Thanhouser

Carly Thanhouser

Behavioral Scientist

Role: Carly incorporates behavior change principles into projects at the Digital Innovation Greenhouse (DIG) by applying theory, research, communication techniques, and innovation strategy to improve the habits of students who use the digital pedagogical tools and platforms developed within DIG.

Experience: Prior to joining Academic Innovation, Carly worked at the Innovation Studio at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where she employed creative problem solving strategies and behavioral economics principles to bridge the gap between research and practice. She earned a Masters of Public Health in Health Behavior Health Education in 2016. Prior to her Masters, Carly worked in market research, where she managed custom strategic research projects for multiple Fortune 500 companies, and in academic research.


Master of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Wisconsin College of Letters & Sciences Honors Program