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: social capital and trust; unequal educational opportunities/outcomes; social and emotional learning; readiness for college.
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