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Members of the National Board for Education Sciences

The Board is composed of prominent researchers, school administrators, and business executives.

Dr. Larry Hedges was elected as Chair of NBES on November 8, 2016. Other Board members include:

  • Dr. David Chard, Ph.D., President of Wheelock College
  • Dr. Darryl J. Ford, Head of School for William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Michael Feuer, Dean of Graduate School of Education and Development, George Washington University
  • Dr. Kris D. Gutiérrez, Professor of Literacy and Learning Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Dr. Bridget Terry Long, Academic Dean and the Xander Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • Dr. Jeannie Oakes, Presidential Professor Emeritus in Educational Equity at UCLA
  • Dr. Deborah Phillips, Professor of Psychology and Associate Faculty in Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University
  • Dr. Judith D. Singer, James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at Harvard University
  • Dr. Robert Teranishi, Morgan and Helen Chu Endowed Chair in Asian American Studies at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
  • Dr. Robert A. Underwood, President, University of Guam

To learn more about the board, please contact Dr. Kenann McKenzie-Thompson.