Pamela Sandoval, Ph.D. has been in higher education for over twenty years with extensive experience in public policy and urban education. She has expertise in assessment, evaluation, accreditation, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. Since January 2011, she serves as Associate Professor in the Binghamton University, Graduate School of Education. She is the Director for the EDD in Theory and Practice in Education. She teaches research methods, policy, and social foundations. From January 2006, she served as Assistant Provost for P-16 Education in the Office of Academic Affairs at SUNY System Administration. As Assistant Provost, she was Liaison to SUNY Education Programs and led a number of SUNY System P-16 efforts. Prior to that administrative role, she was an Associate Professor at Indiana University Northwest (IUN). She was principal investigator in over $2 million in grants at IUN and participated in over $30 million in successful grant applications. She has twelve peer reviewed publications as well as numerous articles, reports, and national presentations.