CPRE : Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Rand Quinn

Senior Research Specialist, CPRE

Associate Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Biography

Dr. Quinn's research interests include the origins and political consequences of private sector engagement in public education, the politics of race and ethnicity in urban school reform, and the impact of community based institutions, organizations, and action in education. His current projects include studies of foundation entrepreneurialism in the charter school movement, the development and racial politics of school desegregation in the urban West, and the political impact of youth organizing for school reform. Quinn received his Ph.D. in education (policy analysis) in 2011 from Stanford University.

Areas of Expertise

Politics of education
Education organizing
Organization theory
Philanthropy and civil society