Associate Professor of educational policy and leadership Bradley D. Marianno is the director of the Center for Research, Evaluation, and Assessment. He graduated with his Ph.D. in urban education policy from the University of Southern California. He also holds master’s degrees in sociology and economics from Brigham Young University and USC, respectively. Marianno’s research focuses on the consequences of local and state education policy change for educational governance with a substantive focus on state and federal teacher labor policy, teachers’ unions, collective bargaining, and school finance. His research is published in top education and policy journals like Educational Researcher, Policy Studies Journal, Education Finance and Policy, Economics of Education Review, and Educational Policy.