Keith Nitta
Keith Nitta: AssociateProfessor
Education Policy, Comparative Politics, Leadership and Management
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Core Faculty

Shauna Carlisle
Shauna Carlisle: Assistant Professor
Approaches to Social Research, Race, Public Policy and Inequality
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Washington


Shauna Carlisle
Karam Dana: Assistant Professor
Diplomacy & Foreign Policy, International Development, Middle East Society & Politics, Politics of Race and Ethnicity
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington

Nives Dolsak
Nives Dolšak: Associate Professor
Public Policy, Environmental Policy, International Relations
Ph.D., Joint Ph.D. in Public Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington


Cinnamon Hillyard

Cinnamon Hillyard: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Ethnomathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Utah State University


Dan Jacoby
Dan Jacoby: Professor
Political Economy, Labor and Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Washington



Bruce Kochis
Bruce Kochis: Senior Lecturer
Policy Studies, Human Rights, East European Studies
Ph.D., Slavic, University of Michigan


Affiliate Faculty

Tom Bellamy
Tom Bellamy: Professor and Founding Director: Goodlad Institute
Education Policy, Education Leadership and Renewal, School Reform
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Oregon


Shauna Carlisle
Charlie Collins: Assistant Professor
Community Organizations, Multilevel Theory, Community Transformation, Social Networks
Ph.D., Ecological Community Pscychology, Michigan State University


Martha Groom

Betheny Gross: Senior Research Analyst, Research Director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education
Education Policy, School Governance, Education Finance, Human Capital
Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Paul Hill
Paul Hill: Professor
Reinventing Public Education
Ph.D., Political Science, Ohio State University


Martha Groom
Martha Groom: Professor
Conservation of Biodiversity, Ecology, Plant-Animal Interactions
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington

Martha GroomRobin Lake: Director at the Center on Reinventing Public Education
Education Policy, School Governance, Special Education, Personalized Learning
M.P.A., Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington


davids.jpgDavid Stokes: Associate Professor
Conservation Biology, Animal Ecology, Conservation Planning 
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington




Robert Turner: Assistant Professor
Earth and Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, Sustainability
Ph.D., Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



   Camille Walsh: Assistant Professor
   Law; Human Rights; Education Policy; Race, Gender and
   J.D. Harvard Law School
   Ph.D., History, University of Oregon


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