Erin Coghlan

Erin Coghlan
Policy Director, Goldman School of Public Policy,
University of California, Berkeley

Erin Coghlan is policy director at the Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans in the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. She recently completed a Ph.D. program in education policy at UC Berkeley, where she conducted research focused on policy paradigms in education, with an emphasis on the school accountability debate in California and Tennessee. Prior to graduate school, she spent several years working for the nonprofit evaluation firm, MDRC, where she was a qualitative researcher and studied programs to improve student access and success at community colleges.


Publications by Erin Coghlan
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…