I’m an incoming assistant professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, & Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I received my Ph.D. in urban education policy and M.A. in economics at the University of Southern California. I study a range of K-12 education policy issues related to teacher quality, teacher hiring, and school finance. My work has been published in a variety of venues including Educational Evaluation and Policy AnalysisJournal of Education FinanceAmerican Educational Research Journal, and Educational Leadership.

Previously, I taught middle school science in Oakland and Los Angeles.


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