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 examines issues of educational access and equity for immigrant-origin youth and other historically underserved student populations with an emphasis on school choice policies and points of educational transition. Carolyn’s work has been funded by the William T. Grant Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, the Smith-Richardson Foundation, the Heckscher Foundation for Children, the New York Community Trust, and the American Educational Research Association. It has appeared in a variety of academic journals and popular media outlets including the Peabody Journal of Education, American Journal of Education, Sociology of Education, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, EdWeek, and NPR. Carolyn is author of "Unaccompanied Minors: Immigrant Youth, School Choice, and the Pursuit of Equity" (Harvard Education Press, 2014), "Matching Students to Opportunity: Expanding College Choice, Access and Quality" (co-editor with Andrew Kelly and Jessica Howell, Harvard Education Press, 2016), "Blueprint for School System Transformation: A Vision for Comprehensive Reform in Milwaukee and Beyond" (co-editor with Frederick M. Hess, Rowman & Littlefield, 2013) and "Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era" (co-editor with Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, New York University Press, 2010). She earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in international education from New York University. Prior to earning her doctorate, Carolyn worked on secondary school reform at the New York City Department of Education.