Policy Research Advisory Board


Members of our Policy Research Advisory Board are experts in the fields of higher education and public policy and serve as reviewers for our research, providing critical feedback on our major reports.

Zach Bleemer
Graduate Student
University of California, Berkeley
Henry Brady
Goldman School for Public Policy at UC Berkeley
Debbie Cochrane
Vice President
Darla Cooper
Executive Director
The RP Group
Michelle Asha Cooper
Institute for Higher Education Policy
Robert Gabriner
Director, Leading from the Middle
The RP Group
Carrie Hahnel
Interim co-Executive Director
The Education Trust- West
Jacob Jackson
Research Fellow
Public Policy Institute of California

Orville Jackson

Senior Director, Data Strategy

Su Jin Jez
Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy & Administration
CSU, Sacramento
Janette Martinez
Senior Policy & Research Analyst
Excelencia in Education
Colleen Moore
Assistant Director
Dowell Myers
Professor, School of Policy, Planning, and Development
University of Southern California
Christopher J. Nellum
Senior Director, Higher Education Research
The Education Trust-West
Luis Ponjuan
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Brian Prescott
Vice President

Victor Saenz
Department Chair, Educational Leadership & Policy
The University of Texas at Austin