Edward J. Cremata
Edward J. Cremata

Edward J. Cremata

Cohort: 2014

Rossier Dean's Fellowship

MA, Economics, CSU Sacramento (2008)
BA. Economics, CSU Sacramento (2006)



    K-12 Education Policy

    Research Interest

    Quantitative Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, Research Design, Causal Inference, Big Data, Education Policy, School Choice.

    Edward J. Cremata

    Edward Cremata spent five years as a research analyst with CREDO at Stanford University before coming to USC to pursue a PhD in Urban Education Policy. At CREDO, he acted as both a contributing and lead author on many influential state and national education evaluations, including both the 2009 and 2013 National Charter School Studies. He has conducted research on a broad range of education topics, including issues of race and equity in educational opportunity, longitudinal data systems, school choice, education research methods, school evaluation systems, and the determinants of teacher quality.  From 2010 - 2014, he was also a project lead for CREDO's evaluation of the 37 million dollar "Investing in Innovation" (i3) grant awarded to Louisiana and Tennessee. Edward has provided policy analysis and technical support for multiple state and local education agencies, in addition to delivering testimony to state and national congressional committees on a range of educational issues. Edward received both a BA and MA in Economics from California State University Sacramento and was referred for nomination to the National Deans List.


    Professional Experience:

    Senior Research Analyst, CREDO at Stanford University (2012 - 2014)

    Research Analyst, CREDO at Stanford University (2009 - 2012)

    Consultant - Statistics and Research Design (2009 - present) 


    Honors and Awards:

    Referred for Nomination to the National Deans List (2005)

    Selected Publications

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