Kara S. Finnigan

Kara S. Finnigan is Associate Professor at the Warner School of Education, University of Rochester. She has written extensively on the topics of low-performing schools and accountability policies; school choice, including charter schools and inter-district choice; social networks, trust, and school and district improvement; and principal leadership.

Kara has recently co-edited (with Alan J. Daly) Using Research Evidence in Education: From the Schoolhouse Door to Capitol Hill (Springer, 2014).