Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education
Member, CAL Board of Trustees 2019 – 2024
Dr. Alfredo J. Artiles is the Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University. Dr. Artiles is the Director of the Research Institute at Stanford’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. Dr. Artiles’ scholarship brings attention to the intersections of historical, spatial and cultural influences in the production of racial and linguistic disparities in special education across school districts, cities, states, and nations. His scholarship aims to understand how responses to disability intersections with race, social class, gender and language advance or hinder educational opportunities for disparate groups of students.
Dr. Artiles was elected Vice President of AERA (2009-2011). He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and Fellow of AERA, the Learning Policy Institute and the National Education Policy Center. Dr. Artiles is a former Spencer Foundation/ National Academy of Education Postdoctoral Fellow and was a Resident Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He edits the Teachers College Press book series “Disability, Culture, & Equity.”