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Penn GSE Faculty Ross Aikins

Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • College student health
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Student veteran populations
  • Mental health
  • Admissions and college access
Penn GSE Faculty Matthew Hartley

Professor

  • Academic governance and leadership in higher education
  • Institutional mission
  • Civic engagement and the democratic purposes of higher education
  • Higher education reform
Penn GSE Faculty Amalia Z. Dache

Assistant Professor

  • Postcolonial studies
  • Community and student resistance
  • Urban geography
  • College access
  • AfroLatina/o/x studies
Penn GSE Faculty Alan R. Ruby

Senior Fellow

  • Education reform at all levels of the education system
  • Taking education reform and innovation to scale
  • Educational programs and finance strategies to support less advantaged groups
  • Globalization, international student mobility, and international education
Penn GSE Faculty Laura W. Perna

GSE Centennial Presidential Professor of Education

  • College access & affordability
  • College Promise
  • State and federal funding
Penn GSE Faculty Peter Eckel

Senior Fellow

  • Higher education governance
  • Leadership and management
  • Higher education trends
  • Change management
  • Trusteeship
Penn GSE Faculty Manuel S. González Canché

Associate Professor

  • Pathways for underrepresented minorities
  • Community colleges
  • Experimental and quasi-experimental design
  • Statistical and geographical network analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Big and geocoded data
Penn GSE Faculty Eric Kaplan

Chief of Staff

  • Access and choice in higher education
  • Volunteer engagement and fundraising
  • Board leadership and management
Penn GSE Faculty Joni Finney

Professor of Practice

  • The public finance of higher education
  • Statewide governance in higher education
  • Access and completion in higher education
  • Accountability in higher education
  • State performance and higher education
Penn GSE Faculty Diane E. Eynon

Senior Fellow

  • Internationalization of higher education
  • Higher education in developing countries and economies
  • Dynamics of higher education and development
  • Policies and practices related to gender equity