William Schmidt

University Distinguished Professor of Education and Statistics · Michigan State University

Professor Schmidt's research focuses on policy issues related to K-12 math education and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement

Opportunity to Learn Mathematics Assessment and Psychometrics International Mathematics Education Studies Statistics Educational Policy

Patricia Marin

Assistant Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education · Michigan State University

Higher education policy expert, focusing on issues of inclusion and equity for underrepresented students

College Access Affirmative Action Diversity in Higher Education

Eugenia Weiss

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Weiss specializes in military social work.

Military Social Work Children, Youth and Families Mental Health

Professor Helen Dawes

Professor of Movement Science and Director for the Centre for Movement, Occupational and Rehabilitation Sciences · Oxford Brookes University

Her expertise is in human movement and optimising performance of the body - through understanding the mechanisms of movement.

Elite Athletes Mental Health Rehabilitation Human Movement Exercise

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Lora Cohen-Vogel, Ph.D.

The Frank A. Daniels Professor of Public Policy and Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Policy and Education Reform

Federal role in education Politics of education

Barbara Schneider

Hannah Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Professor of Sociology and Education · Michigan State University

An expert on how schools and families influence the academic and social well-being of adolescents as they move into adulthood

Social Contexts of Education Adolescents and Families

Jagdish Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Consumer Psychology Demographics Geopolitics Global Competitive Strategy Marketing Theory

Elizabeth Reilly

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Educational Leaders Educational Policy Urban Leaders

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

Educational Policy Educational Leadership Charter School Regulation Industry Oversight Educational Equity

Rebecca Natow

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Dr. Natow teaches higher educational leadership and policy in the Department of Specialized Programs

Program Evaluation Qualitative Research Methods Higher Education Educational Policy Student Affairs

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Barbara Mink, EdD

Dean, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Expert in managing large scale organization and community change

Adult Learning Design Team Development and Effectiveness Managing Large Scale Organization and Community Change Action Research Consultation and Interventions Networked Organizations

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Joel Judd

Director of Graduate Studies in Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Action Research applied to school settings, promoting teacher autonomy, and democratizing teacher knowledge.

Educational Policy and Reform Educating Diverse Populations TESOL Educational Leadership Program Development

Michelle Young

Dean, School of Education · Loyola Marymount University

Dean of the School of Education

Educational Leadership Development Educational Administration Educational Policy and Leadership Professional Standards for Educational Leadership

Alisa Leckie

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Alisa Leckie's research is focused in the areas of education of language minority students, and analyzing policies impacting education.

Literacy Across the Content Areas and Adolescent Literacy Education of Language Minority Students Critical Analysis of Policies Impacting Education

Jennifer Parga

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Emerging expert on identifying, integrating and harnessing technology opportunities to prepare students to improve their local communities.

Distance Education and Technology Data and Technology for Social Good Technology Integration in Education Non-Profit Administration & Management Board Development

Zabrina Epps

Student Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Human and Organizational Development; Fellow, Marie Fielder Center; Fielding Board of Trustees

Idea Generation Human and Organizational Development Governance Policymaking Inclusive Collaboration