Dr. Loeb is the director of the Annenberg Institute and professor of Education and International and Public Affairs at Brown University. Before moving to Brown, Dr. Loeb was the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford University. She was the founding director of the Center for Education Policy at Stanford and co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education. Susanna's research focuses broadly on education policy and it's role in improving educational opportunities for students. Her work has addressed issues of educator career choices and professional development, of school finance and governance, and of early childhood systems. Susanna 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. Susanna led the research for both Getting Down to Facts projects for California schools.