- Tina Trujillo
University of California
TINA TRUJILLO is an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from UCLA and her M.A. in Education from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She uses tools from political science and critical policy studies to study the political dimensions of urban district reform, the instructional and democratic consequences of high-stakes accountability policies for students of color and English Learners, and trends in urban educational leadership. Her work is published in a range of journals, including American Educational Research Journal, Journal of Educational Administration, Educational Policy, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
- Michelle Renée
Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
MICHELLE RENÉE is an Associate Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Annenberg Institute for School Reform Brown University, where she develops and leads strategic cross-site and cross-sector initiatives to increase the effectiveness and equity of urban public schools. Michelle’s areas of expertise include educational equity, education policy, community organizing and research use, and she has published and presented extensively on these topics. She teaches and advises students in the Urban Education Policy Program, serves on AISR’s Leadership Team, and leads AISR’s work in California. Prior to joining AISR, Michelle was a post-doctoral fellow at UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access and worked as a legislative assistant in the United States Congress. She holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Ph.D. in education from the University of California, Los Angeles.