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Andrea Bueschel

Andrea Bueschel

Instructor , Higher Education Administration and Policy
Assistant Provost for Faculty, Northwestern University


Biography

Bueschel is the senior program director at the Spencer Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s Initiative on Data Use and Educational Improvement, the field-initiated grants program, and the Foundation’s various fellowship programs.  Prior to her appointment at the Spencer Foundation, she served as a research scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, working on the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate and on SPECC, the project on California Community Colleges. Bueschel is a member of the Board of Trustees at Bates College. She is also a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) for foster youth.

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2004 PhD, Educational Policy Stanford University
2001 MA, Sociology Stanford University
1995 MA, Higher Education Administration and Policy Analysis Stanford University
1990 BA, Philosophy Bates College

Selected Publications

(Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Changing the Conversation about Higher Education.. Rowman and Littlefield.

Bezbatchenko, A.W., A.C. Bueschel, and D. Heiland (2013). Changing the Conversation, Changing the Culture: The Place of Foundations in the Learning Commons in Thompson, Robert, Changing the Conversation about Higher Education R&L Education.

Bezbatchenko, A.W., A.C. Bueschel, and D. Heiland (2013). Changing the Conversation, Changing the Culture: The Place of Foundations in the Learning Commons in R.J. Thompson.

Walker, G. E., Golde, C. M., Jones, L., Bueschel, A. C., & Hutchings, P. (2009). The formation of scholars: Rethinking doctoral education for the twenty-first century.

Bueschel, A. C. (2009). Policies and practices to improve student preparation and success: New directions for community colleges.

Shulman, L. S., Golde, C. M., Bueschel, A. C., & Garabedian, K. J. (2006). Reclaiming educationís doctorates: A critique and a proposal. .Educational Researcher: 25-32.

Research Interests

  • Policy links and disjunctures between K-12 and higher education, particularly the high school to college transition; community colleges; doctoral education; organizational learning and educational improvement

Teaching/Advising

Courses

MS_HE 468

Higher Education Policy This course examines theories about the public policy process and their applications in analyzing policy areas of major importance to higher education (e.g., student aid, tax incentives for charitable giving, scientific research and affirmative action). It provides future higher education administrators with a basic understanding of higher education policy and its impact on the institutional policies and operations of colleges and universities in the United States.



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