Denis P. Doyle

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Denis P. Doyle is a recognized authority on education policy both in the United States and internationally, and he has written extensively about education for scholarly and popular audiences.

A Senior Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Mr. Doyle served as Director of Education Policy Studies and Human Capital Studies at the American Enterprise Institute for five years. Also, he was a Federal Executive Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and has held several posts in government service, including Assistant Director of the National Institute of Education and Assistant Director of the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity.

Mr. Doyle has worked for the U.S. Congress and California Legislature and has served as a consultant to such organizations as the Ford Foundation, Xerox Corporation, and the Institute for Educational Leadership. He is a member of the RJR Nabisco Foundation Advisory Board and the Phi Delta Kappa Editorial Advisory Board.

A widely published author, he also presents lectures on education and human capital development. His pieces appear regularly in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Los Angeles Times, The Public Interest, Education Week, and The Phi Delta Kappan.

Within the past five years, Mr. Doyle has co-authored five books on education, including the recently published Winning the Brain Race: A Bold Plan to Make Our Schools Competitive, which he wrote with David T. Kearns, former CEO of Xerox Corporation and now Deputy U.S. Secretary of Education. His most recent book is titled Taking Charge: State Action on School Reform in the 1980s. He also is the author of Endangered Species: Children of Promise.

Mr. Doyle is the father of two children and resides with his wife, Gloria, in Chevy Chase, Maryland.