Dr. Karly Ford
405E Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
TitleAssistant Professor of Higher Education
DepartmentEducation Policy Studies
CentersCenter for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)
Comparative and International Education
Karly Sarita Ford is an Assistant Professor in the Education Policy Studies department at The Pennsylvania State University. Her research focuses on the relationship between education and social stratification. She received a Masters of Education in International Education Policy from Harvard University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education from New York University in 2014. Ford is the co-editor of a reader now in its third edition: The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education. Her work has appeared in the Teachers College Record Online, Education Leadership, and Research & Practice in Assessment. Ford's research interests are Higher Education, Sociology of Education, International Comparative Education, Institutional Variation, and Educational Assessment.