- Julie Marsh
University of Southern California
JULIE MARSH is an associate professor at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. She specializes in research on policy implementation, educational reform, and accountability. Her research blends perspectives in education, sociology, and political science. Recent or current research includes studies of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Investing in Innovation (i3) grant to support the turnaround of low-performing schools; New York City’s Schoolwide Performance Bonus Program; and efforts to build capacity for data use. Dr. Marsh has authored, coauthored, and coedited numerous publications, including “How Instructional Coaches Support Data-Driven Decision Making: Policy Implementation and Effects in Florida Middle Schools,” Educational Policy, 24(6), 872–907; “Assistance and Accountability in Externally Managed Schools: The Case of Edison Schools, Inc.,” Peabody Journal of Education, 2008, 83(3), 423–458; “Cutting Through the ‘Data Driven’ Mantra: Different Conceptions of Data-Driven Decision-Making,” Evidence and Decision Making: National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook 2007, 106(1); and Democratic Dilemmas: Joint Work, Education Politics, and Community (SUNY Press, 2007).