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Lorén Trull, PhD

Senior Policy Advisor, Education Policy Project, ORAL

Lorén Trull | UnidosUS

K-12 education policy; English language learners; education of historically underserved students; gender, race, and equity in education; federal budget policy

Doctoral degree, public policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC; bachelor’s degree, Hispanic studies, bachelor’s degree, sociology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Current Position:
Advance state and federal policy by conducting research on successful policies and practices in educating Latino students

Previous Position(s):
Program Examiner, Education Branch, White House Office of Management and Budget; Research Associate, Southern Regional Education Board

Selected Publications:
“US Immigration Policy and the 21st Century Conundrum of Child Saving: A Human Rights, Law and Social Science, Political, Economic, and Philosophical Inquiry,” in Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, co-authored with Bruce A. Arrigo (January 2015)

“‘Academic Genocide’ on the West Side,” in Yesterday, today and tomorrow: school desegregation in Charlotte, co-authored with Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, Stephen Samuel Smith, and Stephanie Southworth (2015)