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David Liebowitz is an Assistant Professor of Education Methodology, Policy and Leadership at the University of Oregon. His research documents the challenges facing schools and their leaders. It attempts to generate strategies to improve leadership and organizational practices, particularly in schools serving low-income students. Before Oregon, David was a middle school English teacher and principal. He has also served as a policy analyst in Massachusetts, New York, and at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He holds a doctorate in Education Policy and masters degrees in School Leadership and in Learning and Teaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.