Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj.

 

Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Center for College Readiness
Department of Education Leadership Management and Policy

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Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director, Center for College Readiness
Department of Education Leadership Management and Policy

Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj's research focuses on Latino immigrant-origin families’ experiences negotiating education systems with an emphasis on school choice and points of educational transition. Her work has appeared in a variety of academic journals and popular media outlets including the Peabody Journal of Education, Journal of School Choice, American Journal of Education, The Huffington Post, NPR and Schoolbook. Dr. Sattin-Bajaj’s book on high school choice in New York City, Unaccompanied minors: Immigrant youth, school choice, and the pursuit of equity (Harvard Education Press) was published in fall 2014. 

Dr. Sattin-Bajaj is co-principal investigator (with Sean Corcoran, Jennifer Jennings and Sarah Cohodes) on a randomized experimental study testing a series of informational interventions designed to assist eighth grade students with high school choice in New York City in over 150 middle schools. She is co-editor with Andrew Kelly and Jessica Howell of the forthcoming volume, Matching students to post-secondary opportunities: How college choice is influenced by institutional, state, and federal policy (Harvard Education Press), co-editor with Frederick M. Hess of Blueprint for School System Transformation: A Vision for Comprehensive Reform in Milwaukee and Beyond (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013) and co-editor with Marcelo Suárez-Orozco of Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era (New York University Press, 2010). She earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in International Education from New York University and a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Sattin-Bajaj worked on secondary school reform at the New York City Department of Education.