Kathryn E. Wiley

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Kathryn E. Wiley, PhD., is a post-doctoral researcher in the Education Studies Department at the University of California San Diego. Previously, she worked as a youth advisor for middle and high school students. She received her BA in Psychology from Wright State University. She then received her MA in Education and Ph.D. in Educational Policy from the University of Colorado Boulder. Kathryn uses qualitative and quantitative methods to answer research questions related to equity and K-12 education policy. Her dissertation research concerned school discipline policies and school autonomy. At the Department of Education Studies, Kathryn works with Dr. Megan Hopkins on several projects related to English Learners. Kathryn was a 2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow and recipient of the University of Colorado Boulder Dissertation Completion Fellowship.