Jessica Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Dr. Jessica Gottlieb is an Assistant Professor of STEM Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She earned her doctorate in Policy Studies in Urban Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Most recently, she was a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for STEM Education at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Gottlieb previously worked as a classroom teacher in Los Angeles, CA. Her research focuses on how educational policy can be used to increase equity and access of high-quality STEM education opportunities. Her current projects include examining the effects of longitudinal professional development on STEM teachers’ identity as teacher leaders, identifying factors related to student persistence in STEM occupations, and the use of accountability-based measures in STEM teacher preparation.
- 2014 Ph.D., Policy Studies in Urban Education, University of Illinois at Chicago.
- 2008 M.A., Secondary Education, Loyola Marymount University
- 2006, B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California
Areas of Expertise
- STEM Education Policy
- Teacher Professional Development/Teacher Leadership
- Equity and Access in STEM Education
Bulkley, K.E., & Gottlieb, J.J.* (Forthcoming).Policy Images of Teachers: How Influential Actors Construct Images of Teachers. Teachers College Record. *Both authors contributed equally to this paper.
Superfine, B.M., & Gottlieb, J.J. (2014). Teacher evaluation and collective bargaining: The new frontier of civil rights law. Michigan State Law Review, 2014(3), 737-788.
Superfine, B.M., Gottlieb, J.J., & Smylie, M.A. (2012). The expanding federal role in teacher workforce policy. Educational Policy, 26(1), 58-78.