Dr. Tina Trujillo is an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from UCLA and her M.A. in Education from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She uses tools from political science and critical policy studies to study the political dimensions of urban district reform, the instructional and democratic consequences of policies and reforms for students of color and English Learners, and trends in urban educational leadership. Her work is published in a range of journals, including Teachers College Record, Educational Policy, Journal of Educational Administration, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.