Dr. Jeannie Oakes

Dr. Jeannie Oakes

Presidential Professor in Educational Equity
Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles
Director of Programs in Educational Equity
Ford Foundation

Jeannie Oakes is Presidential Professor Emeritus in Educational Equity at UCLA, where she founded UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access; the University of California’s All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity; and Center X, UCLA’s urban teacher preparation program.. In 2014, Jeannie moved to Santa Fe with her husband, Martin Lipton, after completing a 6-year term at the Ford Foundation as Director of Educational Opportunity and Scholarship programs worldwide. Currently, she is Senior Fellow in Residence at the Learning Policy Institute, a nonprofit organization that conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to shape policies that improve learning for every child, pre-K through high school. Jeannie is immediate past President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and a member of the National Academy of Education.

Dr. Jeannie Oakes