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gerard robinson

Gerard Robinson, who joined the Batten School in the fall of 2023 as a professor of practice in public policy and law, has an understanding of America’s penal systems that is historical, encyclopedic, peppered with factual evidence and flavored with his own philosophical musings. 

turner bassok wyckoff

Three professors at the UVA Batten School were named as among the top 200 most influential education scholars in the U.S. in an annual ranking by the American Enterprise Institute: Sarah Turner, Daphna Bassok and Jim Wyckoff. 


students in class

In a research update brief, Batten Associate Professor Ben Castleman and colleagues show a sustained positive effect of peer mentoring on college persistence for lower-income students. 

Gerard Robinson

As of fall 2023, Gerard Robinson is a professor of practice in public policy and law at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the School of Law at the University of Virginia. As a Fellow of Practice at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, Robinson has written about K-12 and higher education, public policy, economic mobility, after-school programs, and race. Robinson will teach on education, prisons, and public policy.

Sophie Turner

Batten Professor of economics, education and public policy Sarah Turner was selected as this year's recipient of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Faculty Prize.

Andy Pennock

Batten Professor Andy Pennock has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in leadership education to Slovenia for the 2023-2024 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Public Service Week Logo

Are you interested in educational equity and access? Want to make an impact on the lives of young people directly upon graduation? Join us for a conversation on education career pathways with Teach For America (TFA) and the Virginia College Advising Corps (VCAC). You will learn the benefits of AmeriCorps service and learn directly from leaders at TFA and VCAC as well as alums what it was like serving in these roles and how it set them up for their future career paths. 

Daphna Bassock

Batten School professor Daphna Bassok spoke with UVA Today about the how teacher turnover is impacting child care centers.

Edu Scholars Awards 2023

Four Batten School faculty members affiliated with the EdPolicyWorks research center once again placed in the national rankings of influential education scholars.

Atteberry Batten Showcase

In this lecture, Allison Atteberry, associate professor at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public and director of EdPolicyWorks, shares her research and work on preschool education. Specifically, Atteberry explains the causal effects of full- vs. half-day preschool in Westminster Public Schools.