University of Missouri-Columbia
Carolyn Herrington is Dean of the College of Education at the University of Missouri and Joanne H. Hook Deanís Chair in Educational Renewal. In 2006, she served as the head of the Policy and Politics division in the American Educational Research Association and a member of the Governing Council. She has had wide experience in the academic and governmental sectors, with foreign nations and international agencies, in public schools and in higher education. Her most recent international collaborations have been with the University of Moscow and the University of Burgundy. She recently presented at the University of the Aegean on knowledge management and educational reform. Her policy work has been conducted in conjunction with the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Education Commission of the States, numerous federal, state, local governments and the voluntary sector including the United Way and the Girl Scouts of America. She is the author or co-author of three books and over 50 journal articles, book chapters and numerous policy briefs. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Education, Educational Policy, the Journal of School Finance, Educational Administration Quarterly, International Journal of Educational Reform, and The Journal of Education Policy, among others. She has been invited to join the founding editorial board of a new journal sponsored by MIT, the Journal of Education and Finance. She has received over $3 million in external support for research from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, the Carnegie Foundation, the Wallace Foundation and numerous state and local educational agencies and foundations. She contributes to National Public Radio most recently on Marketplace and Justice Talking.