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Priscilla Wohlstetter

Diane and MacDonald Becket Professor of Educational Governance and Professor of Education and Sociology

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-3450
Office: WPH 901B



M.A. Education, Harvard University
Ph.D. Public Policy, Northwestern University
B.A. Education and Government, Simmons College

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

She is currently involved in a project to improve accountability in charter schools, and another project on charter schools and alliances with for-profit and nonprofit organizations to improve the delivery of educational services. Her publications include numerous articles on the politics, organization, and effects of school-based management; links between policy and practice in charter schools; the use of cross-sectoral alliances to enhance school capacity; and the development of school networks to improve educational performance.

Research Specialties

Charter schools, educational governance and school reform
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