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Megan Tompkins-Stange

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Megan Tompkins-Stange

Title:
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy
Email:
mtompkin@umich.edu


Biography

Megan Tompkins-Stange is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Ford School. Her expertise is on the influence of private and philanthropic actors within public education, and on the rise of market-based, managerial school reform, particularly the politics of charter schools. She is the author of Policy Patrons: Philanthropy, Education Reform, and the Politics of Influence (Harvard Education Press, 2016) and the forthcoming Value Added: How Evaluating Teachers Became A Big Idea (under contract, University of Chicago Press). At the Ford School, she teaches courses on public and nonprofit management, qualitative research methods, values and ethics, and an experiential philanthropy class in partnership with the Philanthropy Lab and Poverty Solutions.

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