The 2014 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence rankings were announced yesterday and half the faculty in the Education Policy area of study at the Curry School of Education were named. Some influential partners of EdPolicyWorks, a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, were also ranked.
Tom Dee, professor of education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, was featured on the list. Dee recently co-authored a study with Jim Wyckoff, Director of EdPolicyWorks, that examined incentives and teacher performance in a new evaluation system.
Dan Goldhaber from the University of Washington Bothell made the rankings too. Goldhaber was featured in the fall 2013 Ed Policy Seminar Series at EdPolicyWorks. His talk was video recorded and is available online.
This spring, the Ed Policy Seminar Series is hosting Eric Bettinger, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Bettinger also made this list and will be discussing “Teacher Effects in Online Settings” on April 14th, 2014 in Bavaro Hall at U.Va.
Daphna Bassok, as Assistant Professor and researcher at EdPolicyWorks, was also ranked in the Top 10 Assistant Professors, accordingly to this report.
The RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence rankings recognizes faculty members who “contribute most substantially to public debates about education.” Education Week published these ranking.