Meet the IAU Team

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Glenn A. Daley, Director (Email)

MPhil in Policy Analysis, RAND Graduate School
MBA/MPA in Public, Private, and Nonprofit Management, Willamette University
BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, Stanford University
Research Areas: Public and Private Sector Accounting and Budgeting, Value Added Modeling, Principal-Agent and Organizational Economics in Education, Charter School Organization, Program Evaluation

Andrew Thomas, Deputy Director (Email)

PhD in Urban Education, UCLA
BA in Urban Studies, Columbia University
Research Areas: State, District and School Site Budgeting, Program Evaluation, Education Technology, After School Programs 

Tracy Wilkinson Macho, Senior Policy and Program Analyst (Email)

Ph.D. in Special Education, University of Maryland, College Park
Ed.M. in Mind, Brain, & Education, Harvard University
B.S. in Applied Learning & Development, University of Texas at Austin
Research Areas: Special Education, Accommodations, Educational Assessment, Large-Scale Data Analysis,  Program Evaluation

Britney Wise, Policy and Program Analyst (Email)

MPP, University of Southern California
BA in Political Science and Black Studies, UC Santa Barbara
Research Areas: Dual Language Education, Public Safety and Accountability, Title I Funding

Megan Besecker, Policy and Program Analyst (Email)

           MPP, University of Southern California
           B.S. in Neuroscience, University of Miami
           Research Areas: STEM Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher and School Effectiveness, Program

Haydee Vasquez, Research Support Specialist (Email)

AS in Business Management and Leadership, Santa Monica College