Beth is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Beth studies education policy, politics, and inequality with a focus on efforts to improve low-performing K-12 schools and districts. Her work in these areas has been published in journals such as Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and Public Opinion Quarterly, and she currently has papers invited for revision and resubmission at Education Finance and Policy, Educational Administration Quarterly, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Beth received a doctorate in education policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2016 and holds a master's degree in politics and education from Columbia University. Beth has also taught on the politics of education at Brown University and previously worked on legislative affairs at the New York City Council.
Interests: Educational equity, education policy, politics of education, accountability, school and district turnaround, state takeover, program evaluation, survey design, public opinion