Gary Natriello


  • Research and methodology

Gary Natriello is the Ruth L. Gottesman professor of educational research and professor of sociology and education in the Department of Human Development at Teachers College. He teaches graduate courses in the social organization of schools and classrooms, social dimensions of assessment processes, sociology of online learning, and research methods. Natriello is the director of the Teachers College EdLab, a design and development unit devoted to creating new educational possibilities for the information age. Natriello is the executive editor of the Teachers College Record and the director of the Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College. He is the author of several books, including “Schooling Disadvantaged Children: Racing Against Catastrophe,” with E.L. McDill and A.M. Pallas, and “From Cashbox to Classroom,” with W. Firestone and M. Goertz. He is the author of the chapter on Networked Learning in the forthcoming Handbook of Educational Psychology. Natriello holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University, a master’s in sociology from Stanford University, and a doctorate in sociology of education from Stanford University.