Diane Ravitch

Research Professor

Phone: (212) 998-5146

Degrees Held

  • Ph.D. Columbia University
  • B.A. Wellesley College


  • Uncommon Book Award, Hoover Institution
  • L.H.D., Union College
  • L.H.D., Amherst College
  • L.H.D., Williams College
  • L.H.D., Middlebury College Language Schools
  • L.H.D., St. Joseph's College
  • L.H.D., Ramapo College
  • L.H.D., State Universitiy of New York
  • 2005 : John Dewey Award, United Federation of Teachers
  • 2005 : Gaudium Award
  • L.H.D., Reed College

Selected Publications

  • The Great School Wars
  • The Revisionists Revised
  • The Troubled Crusade: American Education, 1945-1980
  • Left Back: A Century of Battles Over School Reform
  • The Language Police
  • Ed., Brookings Papers on Educational Policy
  • The Schools We Deserve
  • National Standards in American Education
  • Ed., The American Reader
  • Ed., with A. Thernstrom, The Democracy Reader
  • Ed., with J. Viteritti, City Schools
  • Ed., with J. Viteritti, Making Good Citizens
  • Ed., with J. Viteritti, Kid Stuff: Marketing Sex and Violence to Children
  • Ed., Debating Standards and Accountability in American Education