Rachel Baker

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Assistant Professor
School of Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2015, Economics of Education and Education Policy

Phone: (949) 824-2859
Email: rachelbb@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
2060 Education
Mail Code: 5500
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Educational Policy, Inequality, Higher Education, Economics of Education
Reardon, S.F., Kasman, M., Klasik, D.J., and Baker, R.B. "Student Resources and Stratification among Colleges: An Agent-based Simulation of Five Mechanisms of the College Sorting Process." Accepted at Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.
Evans, B.J., Baker, R.B. and Dee, T. "Persistence Patterns in Massive Open Online Classes." Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Bettinger, E.P. and Baker, R.B. "The Effects of Student Coaching: An Evaluation of a Randomized Experiment in Student Advising." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2013.
Other Experience
Assistant Professor of Educational Policy
University of California, Irvine, School of Education 2015—pres

Assistant Director of College Programming
The Steppingstone Foundation, Boston, MA 2008—2010

Special Education and Literacy Teacher
The Learning Center for the Deaf, Framingham, MA 2006—2008

Elementary School Teacher
Ejit Elementary School, Ejit, Majuro, Marshall Islands 2004—2006

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