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Daniel Hamlin is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Oklahoma. His research examines the effects of school governance on non-tested measures of school performance with an emphasis on school climate, parental involvement, and student safety.
Dr. Hamlin’s work appears in a number of scholarly journals, including the American Educational Research Journal, Educational Policy, and Urban Education. He has written research reports for organizations, such as People for Education and Education Next, that have received extensive coverage in the media. Dr. Hamlin has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Ontario Ministry of Education, and the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems research organization. He has also served as a grant reviewer for the US Department of Justice.
Dr. Hamlin earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto where he received the Ken Leithwood Outstanding Thesis of the Year award for his dissertation examining charter schools on non-tested outcomes in Detroit, Michigan. In the classroom, Dr. Hamlin has been recognized for instructional excellence, receiving the Derek Bok Award for Excellence in Teaching from Harvard University as well as six teaching awards from Sejong University.