Julia Gwynne is a Senior Research Analyst and Interim Managing Director at the Consortium on Chicago School Research. She has co-authored a number of CCSR reports including studies of student mobility, school closings, and students with disabilities. She is currently studying English Language Learners in CPS to understand reasons for their lower graduation rates. She is also looking at how student survey responses can be used to capture the classroom instructional environment. Gwynne received her Ph.D in sociology from the University of Chicago.