Assistant Professor, Education Policy, University of Colorado Boulder
Allison Atteberry completed her doctorate at the Stanford School of Education in June 2011, where she was affiliated with the Center for Education Policy Analysis. She received her B.A. from the University of Chicago in Sociology and Political Science. Allison's dissertation focused on issues related to the estimation of causal effects of teachers and schools (value-added), and implications for accountability systems. Other academic interests include research on school intervention strategies to improve learning opportunities for children in disadvantaged settings. She is also interested in the development of professional working communities and networks in schools, and she has studied the uptake of new interventions designed to help teachers develop expertise in their practice. She also has a strong interest in quantitative methods and causal analysis, and completed a graduate minor in statistics at Stanford.