ITP Seminar: Improving Instructional Data Use

December 9, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

Martin West

Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Martin West

Martin West is associate professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is also deputy director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Program on Education Policy and Governance and executive editor of Education Next, a journal of opinion and research on education policy. West studies the politics of K-12 education in the United States and how education policies affect student learning and non-cognitive development. His current projects include studies of public opinion on education policy, the effects of charter school attendance and on cognitive and non-cognitive skills, data use in schools, and the influence of relative pay on teacher quality.