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Joel Shapiro, associate dean of academic programs at Northwestern's School of Continuing Studies, specializes in education policy analysis and administration. His research has focused on evaluating the effectiveness of teacher professional development and distance learning initiatives in K-12 education. He has built and implemented numerous data-driven and statistical models to inform educational improvement and efficiencies in K-12 and higher education contexts. He holds a PhD in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School and a JD from Northwestern's School of Law.