Anne Newman

Anne Newman
Research Director
Honors Program Advisor

As Research Director at the Center, Anne advances the Center’s research initiatives, develops and directs the center’s programming for graduate students across campus, and leads the Center’s postdoc program and the Embedded Ethics program. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University’s School of Education in philosophy of education. Her research interests focus on the intersection of contemporary political philosophy and education policy, ethics education in higher education, and research ethics. She is a 2009 recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and the author of Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities (University of Chicago Press, 2013) and a co-author of Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth (Stanford University Press, 2009). Prior to joining the Center, she was an assistant professor at Washington University and a researcher at the University of California Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California.


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