Matthew Giani

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Research Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Phone: +1 512 232 6809
Office: SZB , RLP
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Matt Giani is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Affiliate in the Texas Behavioral Science and Policy Institute (TxBSPI). His research examines how policies, programs, and interventions promote social mobility or reinforce social stratification in K12 and higher education, with a focus on strategies that can promote college access and success of low-income students. His methodological expertise is quantitative methods, including experimental and quasi-experimental techniques used to support causal inference in educational research. Giani has extensive experience using both national and statewide longitudinal data including the Education Research Center (ERC) at the University of Texas at Austin.