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Anna Marie Ramos

Senior Associate

PhD, Education Policy, University of California, Davis; MA, Educational Assessment and Measurement, University of California, Davis; BA, International Studies, University of San Francisco;

About Anna Marie

Anna Marie Ramos is a Senior Associate in the Equity, Education & Community Change Division with a range of research experiences dedicated to supporting practitioners, advocates, and policymakers with advancing equity through educational and community-based programs. Prior to joining SPR, she contributed to studies at MDRC, UC Davis, the Campaign for College Opportunity, and the American Council on Education. She has also worked directly with school districts to support their internal research practices. At SPR, many of her projects have focused on evaluating philanthropic investments intended to mitigate racial inequities, often through schools’ COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.

Dr. Ramos specializes in qualitative research methods, with extensive experience studying policy and program implementation. She enjoys working with clients to design studies that promote learning from and alongside those closest to the work, with values of transparency, empowerment, and an asset-based orientation. She is particularly passionate about projects that are California-based, leverage cross-sector collaborations for addressing systemic inequities, and/or center women of color.