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

John Fantuzzo

Albert M. Greenfield Professor of Human Relations and Director, Penn Child Research Center

Feb 2 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Pam Grossman

Dean, Graduate School of Education, George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Feb 9 12:00pm - 1:30pm

IES Fellows

Anthropology of Education, Urban Studies

Immigration, race relations, and urban education; class and social stratification; citizenship


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