NEPC Resources: Topics and Experts

NEPC Fellows have a wide range of expertise bearing on education policy issues. They also have considerable experience speaking with members of the media about their work and about current issues. Please feel free to contact a fellow directly, using the subject-area information we've provided. Or you may contact NEPC Director Kevin Welner at welner@colorado.edu or managing director Bill Mathis at william.mathis@colorado.edu, and they will put you in touch with an appropriate expert.

Meet NEPC's Fellows

Michael W. Apple

University of Wisconsin at Madison

William Ayers

University of Illinois at Chicago

Stephen Ball

University of London

Michael K. Barbour

Touro University California

W. Steven Barnett

Rutgers University

Clive Belfield

Queens College, City University of New York

Bruce J. Biddle

University of Missouri

Robert Bifulco

Syracuse University

Faith Boninger

University of Colorado Boulder

Jomills H. Braddock

University of Miami

Bryan Brayboy

Arizona State University

Derek C. Briggs

University of Colorado Boulder

Kevin D. Brown

Indiana University Law School

Kristen L. Buras

Georgia State University

Patricia Burch

University of Southern California

Carol C. Burris

Network for Public Education

Martin Carnoy

Stanford University

Casey Cobb

University of Connecticut

Peter W. Cookson, Jr.

Georgetown University

Antonia Darder

Loyola Marymount University

Elizabeth DeBray

University of Georgia

Adrienne D. Dixson

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Ruben Donato

University of Colorado Boulder

Walter C. Farrell, Jr.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Edward García Fierros

Villanova University

Kara Finnigan

University of Rochester

Bruce Fuller

University of California, Berkeley

Kathleen Gebhardt

Children's Voices

Mileidis Gort

University of Colorado Boulder

Kris Gutiérrez

University of California, Berkeley

Walt Haney

Boston College

Shaun Harper

University of Pennsylvania

Douglas N. Harris

Tulane University

Larry Hayes

Unaffiliated

Julian Vasquez Heilig

California State University Sacramento

Elizabeth Heilman

Michigan State University

Ronald D. Henderson

Independent Researcher

Kenneth R. Howe

University of Colorado Boulder

William S. Koski

Stanford Law School

Kevin K. Kumashiro

University of San Francisco

Gloria Ladson-Billings

University of Wisconsin at Madison

Margaret D. LeCompte

University of Colorado Boulder

Jaekyung Lee

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Francesca Lopez

University of Arizona

Daniel J. Losen

University of California Los Angeles

Catherine A. Lugg

Rutgers University

Jeff MacSwan

University of Maryland

Patricia Marin

Michigan State University

Andrew Maul

University of California at Santa Barbara

Linda McSpadden McNeil

Rice University

Elizabeth J. Meyer

University of Colorado Boulder

Rich Milner

University of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Moje

University of Michigan

Jeannie Oakes

University of California Los Angeles

Gary Orfield

University of California Los Angeles

Deborah Palmer

University of Colorado Boulder

Joe Polman

University of Colorado Boulder

Jennifer King Rice

University of Maryland

Gloria Rodriguez

University of California, Davis

Jesse Rothstein

University of California, Berkeley

Joydeep Roy

New York City Independent Budget Office and Columbia University

Kenneth Saltman

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Ron Scapp

College of Mount Saint Vincent

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Northwestern University

Gregory A. Smith

Lewis & Clark College

Mary Lee Smith

Arizona State University

Guillermo Solano-Flores

University of Colorado Boulder

Jamy Stillman

University of Colorado Boulder

William Tate

Washington University in St. Louis

William Trent

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Richard R. Valencia

University of Texas at Austin

Angela Valenzuela

University of Texas at Austin

Michelle Renée Valladares

University of Colorado Boulder

Anne Wheelock

Unaffiliated

Jennie Whitcomb

Sacred Heart Preparatory

Terrenda White

University of Colorado Boulder

Edward W. Wiley

Independent Researcher

Terrence G. Wiley

Center for Applied Linguistics

Terri S. Wilson

University of Colorado Boulder

Kenneth M. Zeichner

University of Washington Seattle