Matthew Di Carlo is a senior fellow at the non-profit Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, D.C. His current research focuses mostly on education policy, but he is also interested in social stratification, work and occupations, and political attitudes/behavior. He also writes for the Institute’s blog, Shanker Blog. Matt has a B.A. from Fordham University, and a Ph.D. in sociology from Cornell University. Find the Shanker Blog at http://shankerblog.org/.