Missouri State University


Edward St. John

College of Arts & Letters

Edward St. John is the Algo D. Henderson Collegiate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. He is concerned with education for a just society, an interest that stems from three decades of research on educational policy.

St. John serves as series co-editor for Readings on Equal Education, an annual volume of policy research focusing on initiatives seeking to reduce inequalities in, while improving quality of, educational opportunities in K-12 and higher education. He also co-edits Core Issues in Higher Education, topical texts for professors and graduate students with an interest in the field. He directs the initiative Promoting Equity in Urban and Higher Education, funded by the Ford Foundation, at the University of Michigan’s National Center for Institutional Diversity.

St. John is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and recipient of awards from other associations for this scholarship. Currently St. John is working with a team of graduate students to complete College Prep: Transforming High Schools, Overcoming Failed Public Policy and Preparing Students for Higher Education, that is under contract with John Hopkins University Press.

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