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

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

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

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 and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success · 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

Chris Curran

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Chris Curran’s research focuses on issues of equity in education.

Early Childhood Education School Resource Officers Children and Poverty Juvenile Justice

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

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

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

Maury Nation

Associate Professor, Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert in restorative justice, suspensions, equity for students of color and restorative discipline practices.

Public School Systems Race Bullying and School-Age Children Neighborhood Characteristics and Mental Health Community & School-based Prevention Research

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

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

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

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

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