SOE School of Education
EdLD, Doctor of Education Leadership, Harvard University MA, History, University of New Orleans BA, Political Science/Development Studies, Brown University
Dr. Lallinger is the Executive Director of Next100, a multi-issue policy think tank. He was the first Director of the Bridges Collaborative, a national initiative of The Century Foundation that serves as a hub for practitioners in the education and housing sectors to collaborate and advance diversity and integration in schools and neighborhoods. He is also a scholar-in-residence and adjunct lecturer at SOE, with a specific focus on education policy, systems thinking, and desegregation. His research interests include racial and socioeconomic integration, district-charter partnerships, school governance, and federal education policy. He previously worked as a Special Assistant to the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education and was a long-time school principal and social studies teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, a pre-K-8th grade open-enrollment public school in New Orleans, LA.