Erin Roth is a researcher at American Institutes for Research. Her primary responsibilities include collaborating with stakeholders, project management, leading professional development for researchers on collaborative research, and data analysis and reporting. She has worked as both a researcher and policy analyst on projects involving complex statistical analysis and federal regulation and policy guidance. She previously worked in the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education.
Roth’s main areas of expertise are teachers and leaders, early childhood education, and school turnaround. She maintains a focus on bridging the divide between policy, practice, and research through collaborative practice and work. She also is a prior Head Start and kindergarten teacher. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and currently is completing her doctoral studies in sociology of education at New York University where she was an IES fellow.