Karen E Stout PhD
- Research Associate
- Affiliate Faculty, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
Karen Stout, Ph.D. is a Research Associate with ICI. She was a professor for 11 years at the University of Utah, University of Minnesota and Lehigh University. Presently, she is an affiliate faculty member at the U of Minnesota in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, where she teaches in the Evaluation Studies program. Dr. Stout began her career as a classroom teacher, and she has worked in education for over 30 years. Her research has focused on policy and its implications for school practice, school lunch, and dropout prevention. Dr. Stout was a Co-PI on a large-scale leadership development project with the City of Philadelphia schools and Lehigh University, funded by the U.S. Department of Education and a similar project for the Wallace Foundation. She is currently Project Director of an IES-funded Postsecondary C&C development project, Making the Connection.