Elsa Macias, Ph.D. consults on research and policy projects that focus on increasing excellence and equity in education and for women. Dr. Macias was previously at the University of Southern California where she focused on data-based decision-making in higher education. Prior to that, she directed the research agenda on information technology policy at the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI). Dr. Macias has briefed elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, IBM, Verizon, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Research Area: Academic Leadership and Organizational Change in Higher Ed, Minority Access to Higher Ed, and Educational Technology