Mitchell L.Stevens

Professor of Education and Sociology at Stanford University

Mitchell L Stevens is Professor of Education and (by courtesy) Sociology at Stanford University, where he also co-leads the Stanford Pathways Lab. He studies educational decision making, the quantification of academic performance, and alternative educational forms. The author of award-winning studies of home education and selective college admissions, his most recent books are Remaking College: The Changing Ecology of Higher Education and Seeing the World: How US Universities Make Knowledge in a Global Era. With Martin Kurzweil, he co-convened the project Responsible Use of Student Data in Higher Education. He has written scholarly articles for a variety of academic journals and editorial for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, The New York Times, and other venues.