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David Post

David Post

Professor of Education, Educational Theory and Policy, and Comparative & International Education
Research Associate, Center for the Study of Higher Education

400 Rackley Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: post@pop.psu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • State/society relationships in higher education governance

  • Comparative and international education

  • Children's schooling and well-being

Selected Publications (Full CV available here)

  • Pong, S. and D. Post (1991). Trends in Gender and Family Background Effects on School Attainment: The Case of Hong Kong. British Journal of Sociology, 42(2), 249-71.

  • Post, D. M. and S. Pong (1998). Intra-Family Educational Inequality in Hong Kong: The Waning Effect of Sibship Composition. Comparative Education Review, 42(2), 99-117.

  • Post, D. and S. Pong (2000). International Policies on Early Adolescent Employment: An Evaluation from the U.S. and TIMSS Participant Nations. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research, and Practice, 1, 153-70.

  • Post, D. and S. Pong (forthcoming). Employment During Middle School: The Effects on Academic Achievement in the U.S. and Abroad. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.

Honors & Awards

  • University Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1982-1984

  • Mellon Award, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Chicago, 1983

  • Fulbright Doctoral Grantee, Peru, 1984-1985

  • Tinker Grant Award, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Chicago, 1985

  • University Field Staff Dissertation Fellowship, 1986

  • National Academy of Education, Spencer Fellowship, 1990

  • Fulbright-Hayes Area Studies Fellowship, 1995-1996


Ph.D., Education, University of Chicago, 1987