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

Leonard Haynes, PhD

Former Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

International higher education; public diplomacy; appointed Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education in 2017

Nonprofits Public Speaking Higher Education Community Outreach Grants

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Theodore M. Shaw, J.D.

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights

Political Law Educational Litigation Transitional Justice Constitutional Government Federal Law

Erin Devlin

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History

Rebecca Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy · Michigan State University

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy

Public Opinion Education Policy Accountability Public Policy Politics

Eric Houck, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, School of Education · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Teacher Salary Teacher Quality Student Assignment Issues School Finance Policies State Funding Formulas

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

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

Traci Parker

Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traci Parker’s interests include African American women’s history, race and racism, class, labor, capitalism, and consumer culture.

Race, Class and Consumer Culture African American History and Culture African American History Race and Racism

Rich Milner

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning · Vanderbilt University

Expert on urban education and teacher education, centering on equity and diversity.

Achievement Gap Urban Education Teacher effectiveness in urban schools Social Context of Education Urban Teacher Education