Biography

Part of the WSLS Research Team at the 2012 Annual WSLS Conference
Front Row: Marci Glaus, Hannah Miller, Maha Baalbaki, Mandy Gaulke, Zitsi Mirakhur, Sara Goldrick-Rab
Back Row: Wendell Venerable, Robert Kelchen, Jesus Renteria, Katie Broton, Lauren Schudde, Kaja Rebane, Drew Anderson, Ryan Adserias, Alison Bowman


WSLS Leadership

Sara Goldrick-Rab (Director)
Short biography 

Co-Principal Investigators
Douglas N. Harris (Former Co-Director), University of Wisconsin
Christopher Taber, University of Wisconsin
Steve DesJardins, University of Michigan
Nathan Jones, Educational Testing Services
Adriana Lleras-Muney, University of California, Los Angeles
Josipa Roksa, University of Virginia Kevin Stange, University of Michigan

Project Manager

Alison Bowman

Post-Doctoral Research Assistants

James Benson
Julie Minikel-Lacocque 
Hyun Sik Kim 

Graduate Research Assistants

Ryan Adserias, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis 
Drew Anderson, Department of Economics 
Katharine Broton, Department of Sociology 
Derria Byrd, 
Department of Educational Policy Studies
Russell Cannon, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Victoria Frank, Department of Social Work 
Christin Gates, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Amanda Gaulke, Department of Economics
Frank Honts, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Courtney Luedke, Department of Sociology
Robert Kelchen, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Peter Kinsley, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Minhtuyen Mai, Department of Educational Policy Studies 
Zitsi Mirakhur, Department of Sociology 
Jesus Renteria, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Lauren Schudde, Department of Sociology 
Petrolina Sims, Department of Kinesiology 
Kyle Steele, Department of Educational Policy Studies
Jessa Valentine, Department of Sociology 
Kathy Villalon, Department of Educational Policy Studies 
Pa Tou Vue, Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Maha Baalbaki 
Justin Bloesch 
Cody Ostenson
Wendell Jake Venerable 

WSLS Advisory Board

Geoffrey Borman, University of Wisconsin
Sue Dynarski, University of Michigan 
Donald Heller, Michigan State University
Bridget Terry Long, Harvard University 
David Mundel, independent consultant