Race & Equity

Amanda Datnow

Senior Research Specialist, CPRE
UC San Diego

Amanda Datnow is a Professor in the Department of Education Studies and Associate Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on educational reform and policy, particularly with regard to issues of equity and the professional lives of educators.  Over the past decade, she has conducted numerous studies examining the use of data for instructional improvement, teacher collaboration, and leadership, as well as projects aimed at transformative educational change. She is also engaged in research-practice partnerships with local distric

Dr. John B. Diamond

Senior Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Wisconsin-Madison

John B. Diamond is the Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education and Professor of Education in ELPA and a faculty affiliate in Afro-American Studies and Educational Policy Studies. A sociologist of education, he studies the relationship between social inequality and educational opportunity. More specifically, he examines how educational leadership, policies, and practices shape students' educational opportunities and outcomes.

Robert A. Nathenson, PhD MSE MSc

Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Robert Nathenson is a research specialist at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (GSE). He is an applied quantitative researcher with expertise leading projects using advanced econometric techniques in postsecondary education, K-12 education, and health. His research focuses on questions of access, opportunity, and mobility for low-income, minority, mental health, and immigrant populations, including the geography of opportunity, student learning trajectories, and access to healthcare services.

Adrianne Flack

Research Specialist, CPRE
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Adrianne Flack provides leadership and support for the qualitative components of a variety research projects at CPRE and currently leads the third-year qualitative investigation of the implementation of OGAPMath in Philadelphia schools. Adrianne’s area of expertise is qualitative methods with special competencies in discourse analysis and narrative research. Flack is a strong advocate of practitioner research, which has informed her own practices as an adult literacy instructor and tutor. She is also deeply committed to examining issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Douglas D. Ready

Director, CPRE-TC
Teachers College, Columbia University

Douglas D. Ready is the director of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at CPRE's Teachers College, Columbia University branch (CPRE-TC). As part of the Leadership & Management Committee, Ready overseees and directs all research projects and teams at CPRE-TC. At Teachers College, Douglas Ready is an Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy.

Consortium for Policy Research in Education

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
3440 Market Street, Suite 560
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215.573.0700
Fax: 215.573.7914


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