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

The IES Lecture Series is on summer vacation. Please check back in late August for our new Fall Series of speakers.

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IES Fellows

Education Policy

Implementation of instructional initiatives, particularly in K-8 and particularly those focused on literacy. Impact of policy on teachers’ and school leaders’ instructional beliefs and practices. Urban education. Public education.

Economics of Education, Personnel Economics, Public Economics

Teacher compensation and quality; education interventions in poverty cycles; tax incidence and employment