Kathryn E. Wiley is a researcher and consultant. She is an expert in the area of school discipline, and has studied racial disparities, school and district-level policy changes, and the implementation of restorative justice programs. She has conducted quantitative and qualitative research, served as primary investigator and research coordinator for multiple research studies, and produced technical reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts and public scholarship. As a teacher, she supports students in developing a deep understanding of education policy and the social and historical contexts of public education. As a consultant, she works with educators, advocates, policymakers and foundations on equity issues in education. She has a PhD in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she is a Faculty Fellow. She has been a consultant with the Partnership for the Future of Learning since 2019.