Authors:

  • Bridget Terry Long

Excerpt

December 9, 2021, Video: "The effects of inequality permeate every facet of society - exposed further by the repercussions of the COVID pandemic. Dean Long will examine the impacts of inequality and discuss how efforts to advance educational opportunity could address the problems we face. Dr. Bridget Terry Long, Ph.D. is Dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). A member of the Harvard faculty since 2000, Long is an economist who focuses on educational opportunity and student outcomes. She has led the school through major academic innovations, including a new master’s degree program, remote education during AY20-21, and the introduction of a new online degree program. She has also worked to expand HGSE’s external engagement and partnerships with school districts. Long’s research focuses on postsecondary access and success, including the role of affordability, academic preparation, and information. She has investigated the effects of education policy and implemented several experiments to establish the impact of interventions designed to better support students. In other work, she has researched the effects of postsecondary remediation, instructor quality, and class size on student outcomes. "


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