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Professor of Education

Susanna Loeb

Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Graduate School of Education

Susanna Loeb is a Professor at the Graduate School of Education. She was Director of the Annenberg Institute at Brown University, where she was also Professor of Education and of International and Public Affairs and the founder and acting executive director of the National Student Support Accelerator, which aims to expand access to relationship-based, high-impact tutoring in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Susanna’s research focuses broadly on education policy and its role in improving educational opportunities for students. Her work has addressed issues of educator career choices and professional development, of school finance and governance, and of early childhood systems. Before moving to Brown, Susanna was the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford. She was the founding director of the Center for Education Policy at Stanford and co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education. Susanna led the research for both Getting Down to Facts projects for California schools. In 2020, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is also an affiliate at NBER and JPAL and a member of the National Academy of Education.

Focal Areas: Education, Inequality, Innovation and Technology



PhD, Economics, University of Michigan, 1998
MPP, Public Policy, University of Michigan, 1994
BA, Political Science, Stanford University, 1988
BS, Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1988