Member Since: 1979
Diane Ravitch is research professor of education at New York University. She received her BA from Wellesley College and her PhD from Columbia University. She has received ten honorary degrees. She received the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award from the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences in 2010. Her publications include The Great School Wars, The Troubled Crusade, Left Back, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, and Reign of Error. She was assistant secretary of education in the U.S. Department of Education from 1991 to 1993. She was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution from 1993-2012.