Kathryn E. WileyResearcher and Consultant
Kathryn E. Wiley is a researcher and consultant. She is an expert in the area of school discipline, and has studied racial disparities, district-level policy changes, and the implementation of restorative justice programs. She has conducted quantitative and qualitative research, served as primary investigator and research coordinator for multiple research studies, and produced technical reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts and public scholarship. As a teacher, she supports students in developing a deep understanding of education policy and the social and historical contexts of public education. As a consultant, she works with educators, advocates, policymakers and foundations on education equity issues. She has a PhD in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice from the University of Colorado Boulder.
- Evans, A. (2020, June 11). A First Step: BVSD updates its discipline policy and looks at ending its relationship with police departments. Boulder Weekly.
- Asmar, M. (2016, December 20). How issues of race and equity played out in Colorado schools in 2016. Chalkbeat.
- Asmar, M. (2016, August 16). What do schools with low student suspension rates have in common? Chalkbeat.
- Wiley, Kathryn and Yolanda Anyon. (2020, October). Changes to School Police—More Than Symbolic? Medium.
- Wiley, Kathryn and Mary González. (2020, November). Rethinking Police in Schools as a Moral and Fiscal Decision. Medium.
- Wiley, Kathryn. (2021, June 29). One Year into Police-Free Schools: Three Trends to Know. National Education Policy Center Newsletter.