Prashant Loyalka

Associate Professor

Prashant Loyalka

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies


Prashant’s research focuses on examining and addressing inequalities in the education of children and youth as well as on understanding and improving the quality of education received by children and youth in multiple countries including China, India, Russia, and the United States. He also conducts large-scale evaluations of educational programs and policies that seek to improve student outcomes.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Education, Stanford University, 2009
  • MA in Economics, Stanford University, 2008
  • BA in Economics, Stanford University, 1997

Academic Appointments

  • Senior Fellow, Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, 2020–present
  • Associate Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education, 2020–present


Journal Articles

Stanford University Affiliations

  • Associate Professor Graduate School of Education 2020–present