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Amy Stuart Wells

Senior Research Fellow
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Amy Stuart Wells is the dean of Bank Street Graduate School of Education and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Previously, served as Executive Director of Reimagining Education: Teaching, Learning and Leading for a Racially Just Society, and as Director of The Public Good: A Public School Support Organization, both at Teachers College. From 2018–19, she was President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Wells is a corresponding fellow of the British National Academy, a member of the National Academy of Education, and an AERA Fellow. As the author and editor of five books and more than 50 articles and book chapters as well as dozens of research reports and articles for the popular press, her research examines the intersection of racial inequality and educational policies.