Daniel Mangan
PhD Student
Research & Evaluation Methodology

Daniel Mangan is a PhD candidate in Research and Evaluation Methodology in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. He employs quantitative research methods and quasi-experimental designs to explore the impact of multi-year student-teacher placements (“looping”) on a variety of student and teacher outcomes. He is part of a Research Practice Partnership with Denver Public Schools where he conducts statistical analyses of district policies and works with district leaders to better understand the impact and implications of programs designed to improve equity, teacher retention, and student learning. After more than a decade of teaching in K-12 public schools, he now teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in statistical methods as well as educational history and theory.