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Carolyn Herrington

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About Carolyn

Dr. Carolyn Herrington is a Professor of Educational Policy and is Director of the Educational Policy Center at FSU. Her teaching and research focus on the politics and policies of educational reform with a particular emphasis on the role of the state, and has examined accountability, school finance, school choice and comprehensive children’s services among others.

She is the author of over 50 articles, chapters and policy reports and her work has appeared in Educational Policy, Educational Finance and Policy, Peabody Journal of Education, American Journal of Education, Journal of Education Finance, the International Journal of Education Reform, and Educational Administration Quarterly among others. She is currently co-editor of Educational Researcher.She has served as Dean of the College of Education at the University of Missouri, Associate Dean of the FSU College of Education, and Chair of the FSU Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She served as the President of the Association of Educational Finance and Policy, 2011-12. She served a three-year term on the AERA Governing Council representing the Policy and Politics Division of AERA and was the founding Chair of the AERA Ethics Committee.

Professor of Education Policy

Florida State University


Education Policy Center at FSU

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