Jacob D. Alonso
Jacob Alonso is a PhD student in urban education policy at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He studies K–12 education policy from a mixed methods perspective, building on a career of classroom teaching, campus and district administration, and independent research. His research focuses on the geospatial analysis of equity and school choice; how schools respond to demographic change; social justice school leadership; and democratic engagement in schools. His interests are guided by his experience in the classroom, a career in education leadership, and a deep belief in the transformative capacity of education.