Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He has authored numerous studies on the effects of class size reduction, high stakes accountability, the assessment of teacher quality, and other education related topics. Hanushek authored or edited twenty-three books along with over 200 articles. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and completed his Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.