Dr. Ericka Weathers is Assistant Professor of Education (Educational Theory and Policy) in the Department of Education Policy Studies. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Hampton University, a M.A. in Policy Studies from the University of Washington Bothell, and a Ph.D. in Education Policy from Stanford University.
Dr. Weathers uses quasi-experimental methodologies to study the effects of K-12 education policies. She is specifically interested in the unintended consequences of policy and the ways in which K-12 education policy may reduce or exacerbate racial and socioeconomic inequality. Her current areas of focus include school segregation, finance, discipline, and academic achievement.