Oded Gurantz is an Assistant Professor at the School of Education at the University of Colorado - Boulder. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, a NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow, an Institute of Education Sciences Fellow in the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and an Associate Policy Research Scientist at the College Board. His research focuses on gaps in college enrollment and completion between students from historically underserved groups and their more privileged peers and has been published in some of the leading economic, policy, and education journals. With a background in economics and education policy, he uses quantitative research methods, primarily quasi-experimental and experimental designs, to examine programs and policies that are both effective and efficient in ameliorating educational disparities. A key component of Oded’s research agenda is the development of long-term, collaborative partnerships with educational and government agencies. This approach helps his findings address not just theoretical questions in the literature but ensures that the results are relevant to current public policy debates and well-positioned to lead to actionable change.