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RIA # 87: Dr. Stuart Buck on Research Integrity

Dr. Stuart Buck

Dr. Stuart Buck

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Stuart Buck. As the Vice President of Research at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Stuart works to ensure that research funded by the Foundation is as rigorous as possible, and that the Foundation’s major investments are evaluated by independent experts. An attorney and research expert with a background in education policy, Stuart has written and co-written numerous scholarly articles that have appeared in journals such as Science, Harvard Law Review, Education Economics, Education Next, Phi Delta Kappan, and Review of Public Personnel Administration.

Stuart has testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and has been a panelist at major academic conferences, including the Association for Education Finance and Policy, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, and the Harvard Program on Education Policy and Governance. He is the author of a Yale University Press book on education in the African-American community, Acting White.

Stuart holds a Ph.D. in education policy from the University of Arkansas, where he studied econometrics, statistics, and program evaluation; a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review; and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music performance from the University of Georgia.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Working at a Foundation [00:00-10:12]

In this first segment, Stuart describes about his research work at the Arnold Foundation.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Promoting Research Integrity [10:13-23:48]

In segment two, Stuart shares about how he works to promote research integrity at the Arnold Foundation.

Segment 3: Increasing the Use of Data in the Criminal Justice System [23:49-36:59]

In segment three, Stuart describes some of the recent work of the Arnold Foundation to impact the criminal justice system.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-04:01]: Pathways to Working with Foundations

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