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Priscilla Wohlstetter

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

Contact Information
E-mail: wohlstet@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3450
Office: WPH 901B

 

Education

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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