Jeanne Powers is an expert in the sociology of education, and educational policies and politics. Her research focuses on school segregation, school choice and school finance litigation. Powers also uses administrative data to analyze teacher retention patterns in Arizona while focusing on the differences in employment outcomes for charter school and traditional public school teachers.
Powers is an associate professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Her AERA Review award winning work has been published in various educational publications such as Review of Research in Education, American Educational Research Journal and Equity and Excellence in Education.