Bruce Fuller

Bruce Fuller
Bruce Fuller
University of California, Berkeley

Bruce Fuller is professor of education and public policy at the University of California, Berkeley. His work focuses on the early learning of young children and the diverse institutions that enrich their development. A former director of PACE and researcher at the World Bank, he taught at Harvard University before returning to California and UC Berkeley. He is author of Standardized Childhood and of Organizing Locally. He is working on a book on the history of civic activism and school reform in Los Angeles. Fuller received his PhD in the sociology of education at Stanford University.

updated 2012



Publications by Bruce Fuller
Strong Returns from a $19.5 Billion Investment
Aiming to relieve overcrowded schools operating on multiple tracks, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has invested more than $19 billion to build 130 new facilities over the past decade. In a new PACE policy brief, William Welsh, Erin…
How Districts Responded to Flexibility in Tier 3 Categorical Funds in 2010–2011
California's system of school finance is highly regulated and prescriptive. A large share of state funding is allocated through categorical programs, that is, programs whose funding is contingent upon districts using the money in a particular way or…
Charter, Magnet, and Newly Built Campuses in Los Angeles
In a new PACE Working Paper, Luke Dauter and Bruce Fuller, University of California, Berkeley, explore “How Diverse Schools Affect Student Mobility: Charter, Magnet, and Newly Built Campuses in Los Angeles.” Achievement often suffers when families…
The Influence of Teacher and School Characteristics
In a new PACE Working Paper, Xiaoxia A. Newton, Rosario Rivero, Bruce Fuller, and Luke Dauter, University of California, Berkeley, investigate the effects of teacher characteristics and school context on the timing of teachers’ decisions to exit…