Mike Rose is on the faculty of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and part of the National Academy of Education.
Rose area of expertise focuses on language, literacy, and cognition and a number of his books including “Lives on the Boundary: the Struggles and Achievements of America’s Underprepared”, “Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America”, “The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker”, ” Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us”, and “Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education” focus on those areas. His latest book is “Public Education Under Siege”.
Rose has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Grawemeyer Award in Education, and the Commonwealth Club of California Award for Literary Excellence in Nonfiction. He has also been recognized by the Spencer Foundation, the McDonnell Foundation Program in Cognitive Studies for Educational Practice, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the Modern Language Association.