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Caitlin Farrell

Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD, Urban Education Policy, University of Southern California
MST, Childhood education, Pace University
BA, Psychology and Government, Dartmouth College

Caitlin Farrell is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, where she researches effective partnerships between school districts and research organizations. She holds a PhD in urban education policy from the University of Southern California where her dissertation focused on comparative analysis of data-use strategies in traditional school districts and charter management organizations.

Dr. Farrell specializes in research on policy implementation, K–12 urban educational reform, and accountability, and her research blends perspectives in education, public policy, and organizational theory. Her prior work on educational governance has been published in Educational Policy, Journal of Education Finance, and Journal of School Choice. She began her career in education as an elementary school teacher after attending Dartmouth College for her BA in government and psychology and Pace University for a masters in childhood education. 

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3611 Tolman Hall
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