Fourteen Faculty from UCLA Selected to Annual List of Publicly Influential Scholars

Wasserman Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco and 14 UCLA faculty members comprise the largest number of scholars from the University of California system selected to the 2020 “Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” which is published annually in Education Week. UCLA is one of three universities with the highest number of faculty – alongside Harvard and Stanford – to make the annual list.

Along with Dean Suárez-Orozco, 13 UCLA Education professors – and H. Samy Alim, David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences and a UCLA professor of anthropology and African American studies – are featured on a list of 201 scholars as selected by Frederick M. Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Ed Week blogger.

UCLA GSE&IS is represented by Eva Baker, Megan Franke, Patricia Gándara, Louis Gomez, Tyrone Howard, Sylvia Hurtado, Pedro Noguera, Jeannie Oakes, Gary Orfield, John Rogers, Mike Rose, and Carola Suárez-Orozco.

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