Bradley Marianno

Faculty Director, Center for Research, Evaluation, and Assessment
Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Higher Education
Expertise: Teachers Unions, Educational Policy, Teacher Strikes, Collective Bargaining


Bradley Marianno is a nationally recognized authority on the consequences of local and state education policy change. He is often called upon to discuss state and federal teacher labor policy, teachers unions and collective bargaining, and the micro-politics of local school district decision making and policy implementation.

His research specialties include teacher strikes and the role of teachers’ unions in federal, state, and local politics.

He has been featured in numerous academic and professional journals and news outlets including Time Magazine, NBC Nightly News, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The 74, Che Seattle Times, Associated Press, Politico, and USA Today.


  • Ph.D., Urban Education Policy, University of Southern California
  • M.S., Sociology, Brigham Young University
  • M.S., Economics, University of Southern California

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Bradley Marianno In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
The negotiated agreement, approved by an arbitrator, was announced Wednesday and came after a long period of negotiations and disputes between the teachers union and the school district.
Las Vegas Sun
The Clark County teachers union has to overcome 54 years of legal precedent to succeed in its recently launched legal effort to repeal a state law that prohibits strikes by public-sector employees, said Bradley Marianno, a UNLV professor of education policy.
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
For months, the Clark County Education Association has been rallying for a new contract.
Las Vegas Sun
It’s been nearly a month since the Clark County School District declared an impasse in negotiations with its teachers union on a new contract, sending talks to arbitration.

Articles Featuring Bradley Marianno

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Campus News | October 4, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting research wins, expert insights, and academic achievement.

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Campus News | February 10, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

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Campus News | December 29, 2021

A collection of news stories from 2021 highlighting UNLV’s continuing response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life. 

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Campus News | December 8, 2021

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