About the Program

This Pre-Doctoral Training Fellowship supports and enhances the Ph.D. training of students from different disciplines who are committed to careers in applied, field-based education research. This Fellowship is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the Department of Education. IES Pre-Doctoral Fellows receive financial support, access to specialized resources and experts in multiple fields of study and become part of an emerging national network of students, faculty and practitioners conducting interdisciplinary research in the education sciences.
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Lecture Series

Kelly Hallberg

Principal Researcher, Education Program, American Institutes of Research

Nov 3 12:00pm - 1:30pm

John MacDonald

Associate Professor of Criminology and Sociology Chair, Department of Criminology

Nov 10 12:00pm - 1:30pm

IES Fellows


Early Childhood, Education, Family, Social Stratification, Quantitative Methodology, Causal Inference

Economics of Education

Teacher compensation and quality, Skill and belief formation, Political economy of education