Stephanie Hall is a fellow at The Century Foundation where she works on higher education policy with a focus on accountability and quality. She is an expert on international higher education policy, teacher policy, and trends in the privatization of public education.

Stephanie previously worked at the University System of Maryland Office of Academic and Student Affairs on issues including teacher education and workforce development. For the Maryland system, Stephanie coordinated a workgroup on civic education and civic engagement. She also managed statewide projects focused on improving undergraduate student outcomes and equity in STEM education.

Stephanie earned her PhD in International Education Policy at the University of Maryland College Park. Her dissertation analyzed the network of public and private sector organizations involved in teacher education policy in Brazil. Stephanie’s work has been published in Teachers College Record as well as in Portuguese-language academic journals.

Stephanie also holds an MA in Educational Leadership and Administration from the George Washington University and a BS in Middle Grades Education from Reinhardt College. She grew up in the public schools of metro-Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to earning her PhD, Stephanie taught middle and high school for 13 years, first in the Atlanta area and then in the Brazilian cities of Porto Alegre and Belo Horizonte.