Dr. Nancy Kendall

Nancy Kendall is associate professor of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her research examines the consequences of national and international policies and funding streams directed at improving marginalized children’s, communities’ and states’ wellbeing. She is affiliated with the African Studies Program, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Development Studies Program, and Global Health Institute at UW-Madison. Kendall conducts comparative ethnographic research on U.S. and global development education policies and their intersections with children’s and families’ daily lives. Research projects have examined Education for All, political democratization and educational governance, structural adjustment and education, US higher education, sexuality and HIV/AIDS education, and gender and schooling. Website