Dr. Ericka Weathers

Dr. Ericka Weathers
Phone: 814-863-3769
Office Address:
310C Rackley Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Assistant Professor of Education

Department

Education Policy Studies

Programs

Education and Public Policy
Educational Theory and Policy

Other Penn State Affiliations

Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)

Biography

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 examine the impact of structural inequality on educational opportunities and outcomes in topic areas such as school finance, school discipline, academic achievement, and special education. Her current work explores school segregation as well as federal, state, and local education policies as possible determinants of racial disparities in school district revenue and expenditures.