Faculty

Lucy Bassett

Lucy
Bassett

Associate Professor of Practice of Public Policy

Prior to joining the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Lucy Bassett was an Education Specialist and a Social Protection Specialist at the World Bank, where she focused on education, social protection, nutrition, and early childhood development. She has also worked on those thematic areas at UNICEF, the World Food Programme, Save the Children, and the International Food Policy Research Institute.

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Daphna Bassock

Daphna
Bassok

Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy

Daphna Bassok is an Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and is also the Associate Director of EdPolicyWorks a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. 

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Sally Hudson

Sally
Hudson

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Sally Hudson is a labor economist who studies recruiting and retention in the public sector. Her recent work analyzes teacher retention in hard-to-staff school districts and the effects of salary schedules on mid-career recruiting.

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Chris Hulleman

Chris
Hulleman

Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy

I conduct research on educational interventions grounded in theories of social and personality psychology, motivation, and human development. Recently, my work has focused on examining the extent to which helping students find relevance in their coursework for their lives increases learning and interest.

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Daniel Player

Daniel
W.
Player

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Garrett Hall L005

Dan Player’s research is focused on issues in education policy. His work has examined questions such as how teacher ability is recognized and rewarded in schools, whether teacher performance predicts turnover, and how teachers respond to working conditions.

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Beth Schueler

Beth
Schueler

Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy
Ruffner Hall 268

Beth Schueler is an Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. She studies education policy, politics, and inequality with a focus on efforts to improve low-performing K-12 schools and districts.

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