AIR Vice President Jane Hannaway Elected President of the Association for Education Finance and Policy

Washington, D.C. – Dr. Jane Hannaway, a vice president at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and director the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), has been elected president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP).

Dr. Hannaway, who also serves as director of AIR’s Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research Program, was elected president of AEFP during the organization’s Annual Conference in Boston, Mass., on March 15-17, 2012. She will be president-elect until April 2013, when her one-year term begins.

An organizational sociologist, Dr. Hannaway’s work examines the effects of education reforms on student outcomes as well as on school policies and practices. Her recent research is focused on the effects of various accountability policies and issues associated with teacher labor markets.

Dr. Hannaway was on the faculty of Columbia, Princeton, and Stanford Universities, and recently served on the National Academy Committee on Value-Added Methodology for Instructional Improvement, Program Evaluation and Accountability. She serves on a number of editorial boards for education and management journals and is former editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, the main policy journal of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She received her Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University.

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