Jane Hannaway, Principal Investigator (American Institutes for Research)
Vice-President, American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Ph.D., Education, Stanford University
Expertise: federal & state education policy, organization structure, school finance, incentives, teacher labor markets
Jane Hannaway is Principal Research Associate and Director of the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research Program at the American Institutes for Research, where she oversees the work of the Center and is a member of the Institute's senior management team. Dr. Hannaway is the Director and overall Principal Investigator of the CALDER project. She has primary responsibility for the running of the center and determining with colleagues in the Management/ Strategic Planning Group the focus and design of studies, the quality of the research products, as well as other CALDER activities.
Dr. Hannaway is an organizational sociologist whose work focuses on the effects of education reforms on student outcomes as well as on school policies and practices. Her recent research is heavily focused on the effects of various accountability policies and issues associated with teacher labor markets. This work includes a large scale multi-year evaluation of the Florida educational accountability plan; an NSF-funded longitudinal analysis of shifts in staffing and financial resource allocation at the school and district levels as a consequence of standards-based and performance accountability reforms; analyses of individual level longitudinal data to assess effects of student mobility patterns on achievement; and an evaluation of the relative effectiveness of Teach for America teachers on student performance.
Dr. Hannaway previously served on the faculty of Columbia, Princeton, and Stanford Universities. Dr. Hannaway has authored or co-authored six books, and numerous papers in education and management journals. She has held a number of national positions and currently serves on the National Academy Committee on Value-Added Methodology for Instructional Improvement, Program Evaluation and Accountability. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University.
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