Dan Goldhaber is director of the Center for Education Data & Research and professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. He is also director of the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research and vice president at the American Institutes of Research. Goldhaber's work speaks to issues of educational productivity and reform at the K–12 level; the broad array of human capital policies that influence the composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce; and connections between students' K–12 experiences and postsecondary outcomes. He previously served as president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy, a member of the Alexandria City School Board, and co-editor of the journal Education Finance and Policy. He received his PhD in labor economics from Cornell University.