Ilana (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a doctoral student, studies tracking, course placement, and access to academic content among Latino immigrant and English learner students. She is currently collaborating with school districts in San Francisco and Salem, OR as they work to improve educational opportunities for their Latino EL students. Her background is in educational equity and quality research in Nicaragua, Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, and other countries in Latin America. She has a Masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is returning to academia after working with the World Bank, the Organization of American States, Research Triangle Institute, and Sesame Workshop.
Faculty Advisors: Sean Reardon, Kenji Hakuta, Claude Goldenberg, Martin Carnoy
Research Interests: Immigrant Students, English Language Learners, Access to Core Content in K-12, Language Stratification, Descriptive and Causal Methods, Racial, Ethnic, and Linguistic Inequality in Education
Area of Study: Sociology of Education
- Stanford University, Ph.D., Sociology of Education, Expected 2014
- Stanford University, M.A., Sociology, 2013
- Harvard University, M.Ed., International Education Policy, 2003
- Wesleyan University, B.A., Sociology, 1998