Amanda Datnow
University of California, San Diego
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Amanda Datnow is Professor and Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair in the Department of Education Studies and Associate Dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. Datnow earned her B.A. from UCSD and her Ph.D. in Education from UCLA. She is an AERA Fellow and was a recipient of the AERA Early Career Award and the AERA Division G Outstanding Dissertation Award. Her research focuses on educational reform and policy, particularly with regard to issues of equity and the professional lives of educators. Over the past decade, she has conducted studies examining the use of data for instructional improvement, teacher collaboration, and leadership, as well as projects on transformative educational change across the globe. She is also engaged in research-practice partnerships with local districts. Datnow's work has been widely published in leading journals, and she is the author of eight books. She is currently co-editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and serves on various boards and committees that promote equity and excellence in public education. She is deeply committed to impacting policy and practice and works with a variety of local, national, and international organizations to realize this goal.

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