Dr. Beth Tarasawa

Beth Tarasawa is the Director of Education Research Partnerships at NWEA, where she collaborates with universities, philanthropic foundations, and school districts to produce rigorous and accessible educational policy research. Her research focuses on policy issues related to educational equity, particularly those concerning social class, race, and linguistic diversity. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, and American Sociological Association. She received her Ph.D. in the Sociology of Education from Emory University.