TIMSS and PIRLS

Paul T. Connolly

Director, Graphic Design and Publications

Since 2010, Paul has overseen the creation of book design, assessment booklets, center and project promotional materials, website design, and branding. Before joining the center, Paul worked for more than 21 years at technology publisher Ziff Davis, where he served as Art Director of eWEEK. In addition to juggling cover production, photo sessions, layouts, graphics, and illustrations, Paul also authored Rumor Central, the magazine’s technology rumor column, from 2000 to 2007. He also created the cartoon version of Spencer F. Katt, which he wrote and illustrated through its entire 15 year run. In his early career, Paul worked for several small advertising agencies in Boston after studying illustration and design at Massachusetts College of Art.