I am an associate professor of education policy in the College of Education at Michigan State University. My current research interests include teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, school choice, accountability, program evaluation and the implementation of education policy. My work has been published in the American Educational Research Journal, Economics of Education Review, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Education Finance and Policy, Educational Researcher, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Sociology of Education and Teachers College Record, among other outlets. I have received or have been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Spencer Foundation, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Smith Richardson Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. From July 2014 to July 2015 I served as Associate Editor of Education Finance and Policy (MIT Press), and am presently co-editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (SAGE). I previously taught public policy at the University of Kentucky, and received my Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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