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

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

Robert Floden

Dean, College of Education and University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Floden is an expert in K-12 education policy and how that is linked to classroom practice and teacher quality.

Research Methods Teacher Education Philosophy of Education Education Policy Teacher Quality

David Arsen

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Arsen's research focuses on school finance, school choice policies, and education governance

Education Policy School Facilities School Finance School Choice Governance

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

Amita Chudgar

Associate Professor of Education Policy · Michigan State University

Amita Chudgar's long-term interest focuses on ensuring that all learners have equal access to high-quality learning opportunities.

Education Policy Comparative and International Education Development and Education Economics and Education

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Yvette Lapayese

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Youth Participatory Action Research Critical and Feminist Methodologies Feminist Theories and Epistemologies Critical Social Theories Critical Media Literacy

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Supreme Court History Supreme Court Nomination Process American Government Judicial Politics Constitutional Law

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

Scott Imberman

Professor · Michigan State University

Education expert and economist, focusing on policy issues in K-12 and higher education

Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher Incentives Education Policy Economics of Education School Choice

Heather Battaly, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Professor Battaly works in epistemology and ethics, with a focus epistemic virtue.

Quitters Dogmatism Human Characteristics Closed-Mindedness Slackers

William Doyle

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how geography affects higher education attainment and the state of the financial aid system in America.

borrowing trends Undergraduate Education Borrowing for college College affordability Higher Education Access

Erin Kaplan

Senior Instructor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Urban Economics Health Economics Labor Economics Education Economics Public Policy

David Webb

Chief Financial Officer · Deer Park ISD

Experienced, thought-provoking and dynamic speaker on the history and current status of Texas school finance

Legislation Public Funds Investment Public Education School Risk Management

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration; Nonprofit Coordinator | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD, is an expert on the influence of government on nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Human Capital Human Service Contracting Personnel Management Public Administration

John R. Gerdy

Founder and President of Music For Everyone · Archway Publishing

Founder and Executive Director of Music For Everyone

Education Music Arts and Education Activism College Athletic Reform Role and History of Sports in American Education and American Society

Michael A. Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of Global Policy Institute at LMU, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Director of Institute for Leadership Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

American Politics The American Presidency Law and Presidential Power British Politics

Jerusha Conner, PhD

Associate Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on trends in education policy, urban education, student learning, engagement, and activism.

Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy School Reform Student Engagement

Paul Rasmussen

National Training Manager · Spectrum Organization

Award winning Learning and development professional, thought leader, author and speaker

Policy Learning Management Learning Management Systems Disability Services Learning and Development