Professional Experience

Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University 1989 - present
Director, Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG), Harvard University 1995 - present
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution 1999 - present
Member, Koret Task Force on K-12 Education, Hoover Institution 2000 - present
Editor-in-Chief, Education Next: A Journal of Opinion and Research 2000 - present
Member, Title I Independent Review Committee, Department of Education 2003 - present
Nominated to the Board of Directors of the National Board of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education 2008
Named to Head Florida Education Transition Team by Florida Governor-Elect Charlie Crist 2006
Member, Education Research and Development Center Grants Peer Review Panel, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences 2005
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Center for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Stanford 1996 - 1997
Director, Center for American Political Studies, Harvard University 1988 - 2000
Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University 1988 - 1989
Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Public Policy and Director of Center for Study of American Government, Department of Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University 1987 - 1988
Director, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution 1983 - 1987
Chairman, Committee on Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago 1981 - 1983
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor, Departments of Political Science and Education and the College, University of Chicago 1967 - 1983
Research Associate, National Opinion Research Center 1978 - 1983
Member, Committee on Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago 1979 - 1983
Visiting Professor, School of Education and Department of Political Science, Stanford University 1980 - 1981
Academic Visitor, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science 1977 - 1978
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Washington 1973 - 1974
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois 1971
Research Assistant, National Opinion Research Center 1964