Walter and Lenore Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Professor of Political Science


Kenneth Wong is the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair for Education Policy at Brown. He has conducted extensive research in the politics of education, federalism, policy innovation, outcome-based accountability, and governance redesign (including city and state takeover, management reform, and Title I school-wide reform). His research has received support from the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Education, the Social Science Research Council, the Spencer Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the Broad Foundation, the British Council, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He has advised the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Secretaries of Education and Interior, state legislature, governors, mayors, and the leadership in several large urban school systems on how to redesign the accountability framework. He is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a recipient of the Louis Brownlow Best Book Award at the National Academy of Public Administration. 

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