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Paul E. Peterson

Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard University

Areas of expertise

  • U.S. Education System
  • U.S. Politics and Policy

Major works

Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning (2010)
Teachers versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix Them (2014)
Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School (2013)

About Me

Paul E. Peterson is the Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government, Harvard University and Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute and editor-in-chief of EducationNext.

He is the author of the book Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning (Harvard University Press, 2010).

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