John Q. Easton
Dr. John Q. Easton is a senior fellow at the UChicago Consortium on School Research, where he leads a study on gender and race differences in teacher-assigned grades in Chicago Public Schools and heads up the Consortium’s internal research review process. Prior to his return to the Consortium, Dr. Easton served as vice president of programs at the Spencer Foundation. At Spencer, he developed and led a new grant program for research practitioner partnerships. He has also served as director of the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education.
Previously, Dr. Easton was executive director of the UChicago Consortium. In addition, he served one term on the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policies for NAEP. He is currently a member of the Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board, the Rice University Advisory Board to the OECD Study of Social and Emotional Skills, and the Educational Testing Service Research Advisory Board.