Shelley B. Wepner, Ed.D.

Professor and Dean, Education · Manhattanville College

An expert in literacy education and technology in education.

Entrepreneurial Leadership In Schools Technology and Education Literacy Education Education and Suburbs

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

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

Terence Fitzgerald

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying

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

Mica Pollock

Professor of Education Studies · UC San Diego

Mica Pollock's many books examine racism in everyday places and what opportunities diversity can foster.

STEM Education and Careers Race Issues Diversity Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Equity in Education

John T. Harvey

Professor, Economics · Texas Christian University

John T. Harvey is an expert in heterodox economics specializing in international economics, exchange rates and macroeconomics.

Contemporary Economic Schools of Thought Macroeconomics Exchange Rates Business Cycles

Emile Lester

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

Douglas Downey

Professor | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in social stratification, education and family.

Gender, Class, & Race Family

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

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

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

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

Douglas Harris

Professor of Economics & Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education · Tulane University

Douglas Harris' expertise lies in economics for education, teacher labor markets, productivity measurements and incentive design.

Economics of Education Incentive Design Teacher Labor Markets Productivity Measurement Test-Based Accountability

Cheryl Mason Bolick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Education · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Professor, School of Education

Education Technology Culture and Curriculum Social Studies Elementary Education Digital Libraries

Lakia Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction · Baylor University

Professor Lakia Scott currently conducts research on national reading and language intervention programs for urban students.

Diversity Issues Elementary Reading Methods Language Intervention Programs Urban Literacy Initiatives Multicultural Awareness

Kelly Welch, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kelly Welch, PhD, is an expert on racial and ethnic profiling, racial disparities in school discipline and public punitiveness toward crime.

Criminology Racial Profiling School-to-Prison Pipeline Race and Justice Social Justice

Jennifer Watling Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Jennifer Watling Neal researches how social networks can be leveraged to improve K-12 educational contexts

Social Development Dissemination and Implementation Psychology K-12 Education Social Networks