Abby Slovick

Abby Slovick (she/her) is a doctoral student in the Policy, Politics, and Leadership cluster in the School of Education. Her research interests encompass a variety of topics including technology in education, district governance, and democratic education.

Abby’s current research projects include tracing Transitional Kindergarten (TK) growth and implementation in California; observing how San Francisco Bay Area school boards construct resources and the evidence they employ to justify those resources; and understanding how students navigated preparing for the virtual California Bar Exam during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to her doctoral studies, Abby taught secondary mathematics.

Specializations and Interests

EdTech; Privatization; Democratic Education; Social Organization of Schools; Education Policy


MA, Education Policy and Social Analysis, Teachers College, Columbia University

BS, Law and Public Policy, University of Southern California

Curriculum Vitae