Patty Troppe

Vice President

Patty Troppe is a Vice President for Education Studies with nearly 30 years of experience in education policy analysis. She has particular expertise leading large-scale studies to provide policymakers with information on how federal education policies are playing out in states, districts, schools, and classrooms across the country. Over the course of her career, she has conducted research on issues across the preschool through postsecondary education spectrum. She has extensive experience in study design, survey development, working with complex data files, and conducting statistical analyses. Troppe also served on leadership committees of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.


  • PhD, Public Policy, George Washington University
  • MPhil, Public Policy, George Washington University
  • BA, Political Science (with a minor in Statistics), George Washington University

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