Education Policy Analysis and Leadership PhD Programs Faculty

The Faculty

Education Policy Analysis and Leadership

Cassandra Guarino

Professor   |   Ph.D., Stanford University, 1999
Research Areas: School and teacher quality, value-added, teacher labor markets, school choice, health and education
Email: Cassandra Guarino

Joseph Kahne

Professor, Dutton Presidential Chair   |   Ph.D., Stanford University
Research Areas: Democratic and Civic Education, Educational Reform and Policy, Digital Media, and Urban School Reform Youth Development.
Email: Joseph Kahne

Gregory Palardy

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003
Research Areas: Extending multilevel and longitudinal models and developing new educational applications; individual and school factors contributing to student learning and educational equity
Email: Gregory Palardy

Robert Ream

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Research Areas: My research is designed to advance understanding of the relation between education and social opportunity by exploring how persistent racial, social class and linguistic gaps in educational outcomes are significantly attributable to often overlooked social dynamics.
Email: Robert Ream

Louie Rodriquez

Associate Professor   |   Ed.D, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Research Areas: Students' voices and experiences in the school and community context, critical ways to understand and use school culture to boost student engagement, particularly among Latina/o and other youth of color, and engaging educational communities in institutional and community excellence.
Email: Louie Rodriguez

Thomas Smith

Dean, Professor   |   Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Research Areas:
Email: Thomas Smith