Eric Rofes

Eric Rofes
Professor of Education,
Humboldt State University

Eric Rofes was an assistant professor in education at Humboldt State University. He was a long-time activist and the founder of the Boston Lesbian and Gay Political Alliance. Rofes has served as executive director of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center and the Shanti Project. He also served as a board member of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Lesbian and Gay Health Association. A former member of the Gay Community News collective, Rofes has published several books, numerous academic papers, and journal articles on school reform, race, and ethnicity in education, and gay men's cultures. Rofes received his PhD in social and cultural studies from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education.

updated 1998

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Publications by Eric Rofes
A Study of Eight States and the District of Columbia
This report provides findings from a study titled "How Are School Districts Responding to Charter Laws and Charter Schools?" This research aimed to identify: (1) the impact of charter schools on school districts; (2) the ways school districts had…