Thomas Luschel


is an associate professor in the School of Educational Studies, Claremont Graduate University, California. He holds an MA in Economics and a PhD in International Comparative Education from Stanford University. Luschei’s research interests include international and comparative education, the economics of education, teacher labor markets and teacher quality, and teacher-related policies in Latin America and the United States. He has conducted related research in Africa, Asia, and North, Central, and South America. Luschei’s research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the American Educational Research Journal, the American Journal of Education, the Asia Pacific Journal of Education, the Comparative Education Review, the International Journal of Educational Development, the Phi Delta Kappan, Teachers College Record, and ProspectsUNESCO’s Quarterly Review of Comparative Education. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, he worked as a bilingual elementary, high school, and adult education teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where he taught students ranging in age from six to eighty-four.

Last update: November 2015