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Jonathan Wai is an assistant professor and the endowed chair in education policy in the department of education reform at the University of Arkansas, with a joint appointment in the schools’ psychology department. He studies educational policy, especially in STEM fields, through the lens of psychology.
Pilar Mendoza is an associate professor in the educational leadership and policy analysis department at the University of Missouri. Her work is centered on the globalization and development of higher education in Latin America. She is the founder and director of the International Research Center for the Development of Education.
Joris M. Ray is the superintendent of Shelby County Schools in Tennessee and an expert in K-12 education. As superintendent, Ray has focused on combating education inequality with efforts including providing digital devices and Internet access for every student.
Anna Maria Chávez is the executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA). She is an expert on women’s leadership, youth development, and public policy.
Tina Trujillo is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education. She is an expert on education inequality, federal educational policymaking and test-based educational reforms.
Stella Flores is an associate professor of higher education and public policy at the University of Texas, Austin, where she is also director of research and strategy for the Education Research Center. She studies the impact of state and federal policies on low-income and underrepresented college students, especially immigrant and English learner students.