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Marguerite Roza, Ph.D, is a research associate professor at the University of Washington's College of Education and Senior Scholar at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. Marguerite's research focuses on quantitative policy analysis, particularly in the area of education finance. Previously, Marguerite was a senior data and economic advisor for advocacy policy at the US Program of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Marguerite joined the foundation from the University of Washington's College of Education, where she served as a research associate professor, as well as a senior scholar at the university's Center on Reinventing Public Education. Her research work has focused primarily on education finance and the effects that fiscal policies at the federal, state, and district levels have on resources in classrooms and schools. Marguerite holds a BS from Duke University and a PhD in education from the University of Washington. Previously, she served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy teaching thermodynamics at the Naval Nuclear Power School and has studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Amsterdam. Her book Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? was published in 2010. She is a Fellow of the second class of the Aspen Institute-NewSchools Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.