Jennifer L. Steele

Jennifer L. Steele
Associate Professor of Education,
American University

Jennifer L. Steele is an associate professor in the School of Education at American University and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research, which emphasizes quantitative methods that support causal inference, focuses on urban education policy at the K–12 and postsecondary levels. She previously worked as a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation; as a teacher at the elementary and secondary levels; and as a manager of teacher recruitment and training for a private education company. She received her EdD in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University.

updated 2010

Publications by Jennifer L. Steele
Assessing the Impact of the California Governor’s Teaching Fellowship
In a new PACE policy brief, Jennifer Steele, Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett assess the impact of California’s Governor’s Teaching Fellowship. During a two-year period from 2000-2002, California awarded a $20,000 Governor’s Teaching…