Bruce Fuller is a 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. Fuller received his Ph.D, in the sociology of education at Stanford University. A former researcher at the World Bank, he taught at Harvard University before returning to California. He is author of Standardized Childhood and Organizing Locally. He is finishing a book on the history of civic activism and school reform in Los Angeles.