Michelle Renée is a Principal Associate; Assistant Clinical Professor, Master's in Urban Education Policy Program at Brown University. She has a PhD in education from the University of California, Los Angeles. In her work on multiple projects in the Institute, Michelle Renée uses her expertise in education research, research translation, and community organizing to support the development and implementation of equitable education policies. As co-principal investigator of AISR’s More and Better Learning Time Indicators project, she works with a team of staff and external partners to bring a deeper understanding of how expanded learning time is changing the lives of students, the quality and rigor of schools, and the strength of district and community supports for schools. She is also member of AISR’s Center for Education Organizing, which supports applied research projects in partnership with education justice organizations, the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers.