University of Arizona. Ph.D. in Sociology, 1993 (National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, 1986-89)
Harvard University, Harvard Business School Prize Fellow, 1985-86.
Yale University. B.A. and M.A. in Sociology with distinction, 1984. Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
Google. Staff Software Engineer, 2007 - present.
Netflix. Senior Software Engineer, 2005 - 2007.
Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning. Deputy Director for Research, Software Engineer, 2001 - 2005.
UNext.com, Deerfield, IL. (Online business education startup). Software Engineer, 1999 - 2001.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Assistant Professor of Sociology, 1992 - 1999.
Smith College, Northhampton, MA. Lecturer in Sociology, 1991 - 1992.
U.S. Department of Education, 2009 - present.
Education Trust West, Oakland, CA, 2002 - 2010.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2007 - 2009.
Education Trust, Washington, DC. 2006 - 2008.
Barron Park PTA, Cub Scouts Pack 52 (committee chairman, 2010 - 2011), AYSO referee, Girl Scouts Daisy leader