Susanna Loeb is the director of the Annenberg Institute and professor of education and international and public affairs at Brown University. Loeb was previously the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford University, the founding director of the Center for Education Policy, and codirector of PACE. Her research focuses on education policy and its role in improving educational opportunities for students; educator career choices and professional development; school finance and governance; and early childhood systems. She has been a member of the National Board for Education Sciences, a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She led the research for both of the Getting Down to Facts projects for California schools and co-authored Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making. Loeb received her PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.