Philip Balliet is the Project Coordinator for the Center for Education Policy Analysis. He is a recent graduate from Stanford University, where he received his B.A. in Philosophy. At CEPA, his primary responsibilities involve operations as well as data collection and analysis. You can also find him working on graphic and print design. Philip is passionate about education theory and practice, and is proud to direct his efforts to further facilitate the advancement of CEPA and its mission.
Caprie Davenport is the Executive Faculty Assistant for Susanna Loeb and Michelle Reininger. Caprie is interested in education policy research because of its importance to the foundation of schools and the enhancement of learning effectiveness. Before coming to Stanford, Caprie worked in numerous non-profit organizations. She is currently working towards her BA in Child and Adolescent Development and enjoys ceramics, dancing, and horror films.
Taryn Garvin is an Administrative Associate at the Center for Education Policy Analysis, supporting Eric Bettinger and Sean Reardon. She received her B.A. in sociology with a minor in political science from the University of California, Irvine. Prior to coming to Stanford, Taryn worked at a San Francisco law firm as a legal administrative assistant. Outside of the office, Taryn enjoys baking and spending time with her dog.
Hiep is the Webmaster for Center for Education Policy and Analysis (CEPA). He's responsible for the implementation, development and maintenance of CEPA websites and servers. He also advises and provides support to CEPA faculty and staff on Information Technology. Prior to coming to CEPA, Hiep was the Computer Information Systems Analyst and the main contributor of database design and implementation, network administration, web design and implementation, and desktop support to faculty and staff of Stanford Neurosurgery, Neurology and Institute for Neuro-Innovation & Translational Neurosciences of School of Medicine.
Grace Karr is a Project Manager/District Liaison at the Center for Education Policy Analysis. She manages the Early Literacy Formative Assessment Study and the School Leadership Research project for Susanna Loeb, and she also supports Michelle Reininger with CEPA operations. Her prior work experience includes a number of management positions in education-focused organizations. Her interest in international development led her to work on projects where she focused on technology policy in developing countries for both the United Nations (UNICT Task Force), and Cisco Systems. She started her career as a bilingual teacher in elementary and middle schools in the Bay Area. She holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MA in Education from SFSU, and a BCLAD teaching credential.
Krishna Mamidibathula is the Finance Manager at the Center for Education Policy Analysis. He completed his Master’s in Media Management from Syracuse University. Prior to coming to Stanford, he was the Senior Accountant with the Institute for creative technologies at University of Southern California.
Justin Nguyen is the Project Administrator for the Ecology Project on Higher Education, and supporting Mitchell Stevens. He received his B.A. in International Relations with a minor in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Davis. Prior to coming to Stanford, Justin worked for the California State Legislature. He enjoys soccer, eating and traveling.