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Institute for Research on Education Policy & Practice
Stanford University
520 Galvez Mall, 5th Floor
Stanford, CA 94305
Tel: 650.736.1258
Fax: 650.723.9931

May 22 2008
3:30am - 5:00pm, CERAS 513

Professor Amy Stuart Wells
Professor of Sociology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Topic: TBD

Professional Background

Professor of Sociology and Education

Educational Background

B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.S., Boston University; Ph.D., Teachers College

Scholarly Interests
Educational policy. Race and education. Charter schools. School desegregation. School choice policy.

Selected Publications

Where Charter School Policy Fails: Issues of Accountability and Equity (Teachers College Press, editor).

Stepping Over the Color Line: African-American Students in White Suburban Schools (Yale University Press, co-author).

"Defining Democracy in the Neoliberal Age: Charter School Reform and Educational Consumption" (American Educational Research Journal co-author).

"Reactions to the Supreme Court Ruling on Vouchers: Introduction to an Online Special Issue" (Teachers College Record

 "The politics of accountability: California School Districts and charter school reform" (The Stanford Law and Policy Review).