Julie A. Marsh
Julie Marsh is a Professor of Education Policy at the Rossier School of Education and Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California (USC), Faculty Director of Policy Analysis for California Education at USC, and Co-Director of the Rossier Center on Education Policy, Equity and Governance. Marsh specializes in research on k–12 policy and governance, blending perspectives in education, sociology, and political science. Her work has focused on accountability and instructional policy, with particular attention to the process and politics of adoption and implementation, and the ways in which policies advance or inhibit equity and shape practice in urban settings. Marsh is also director of qualitative research and co-PI of the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice, funded by the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Science. She is a founding member of the Local Control Funding Formula Research Collaborative that studied the implementation of California’s finance and accountability policy. Previously, Marsh was at the RAND Corporation, where she last served as Senior Policy Researcher.