Diane H. Steinberg

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Diane H. Steinberg

  • Visiting Scholar, 2013-14

Encina Hall
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6055


Diane H. Steinberg is a visiting scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and she is affiliated with Stanford’s Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies.  She provides instructional assistance to California community college faculty, who are selected to be Fellows in the Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative program, as they develop college-level interdisciplinary curricula related to international human rights.  She also serves as the Online Forum Coordinator for the Human Rights & International Criminal Law Online Forum.  Since 2003, Dr. Steinberg has been Research Director for Ed Research Group, an independent education research organization that evaluates the effectiveness of educational programs and policies.  Her recent research has focused on school reform policies that advance high quality, equitable education in urban school districts.  She has consulted with local, state, and federal government agencies and contributed to independent reviews of school desegregation plans for the Federal District Court in Northern California.  Dr. Steinberg received a B.A. in Psychology with honors and distinction from Stanford University, an M.A. in Education from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Berkeley.