Taylor N. Allbright
Rossier Dean's Fellowship
M.A., Education with an Emphasis on Teaching, Mills College, Oakland, CA. 2014.
B.A. Political Science and Gender Studies, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. 2008.
K-12 Education Policy
educational equity; race and education; organizational and institutional theory; policy design; implementation; finance; accountability; instructional reform; qualitative research methods
Taylor N. Allbright is a PhD student in the Urban Education Policy program, with a concentration in K-12 policy, at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. She is advised by Dr. Julie Marsh. Her research draws on political and organizational lenses to examine the design and implementation of equity-related policies in K-12 education. She received a B.A. in Political Science and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California Berkeley, and she earned a teaching credential and M.A. in Education from Mills College. As an undergraduate student, Taylor worked on the establishment of the UC Berkeley Multicultural Community Center, an experience which led her to dedicate her career to the pursuit of educational equity. Prior to pursuing a doctoral degree, Taylor was a high school English and Ethnic Studies teacher in Hayward, CA.
Research Assistant, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, (2015-present)
Teacher, Leadership Public Schools Hayward (2010-2015)
Student Teacher, Oakland Unified School District (2009-2010)
Co-Producer, Miss Representation (2008-2009)