Russel Rumberger

Temporary or non statutory researcher
UCSB - University of California Santa Barbara
United States of America


Professional address
University of California, Santa Barbara - Gervitz school
Gervitz school
CA 93106-9 Santa Barbara
United States of America
On the web
Carreer and responsabilities
  •  Education sciences

  •   Research center or department
  •  Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (USCB)
  • Research topics

  • Educational and social inequalities
  • Policy

  • Keywords
  • drop out

  • Major publications

    Dropping Out: Why Students Drop Out of High School and What Can be Done About It (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011).


    Improving Measures of High School Dropout, Graduation, and Completion Rates:  Better Data, Better Measures, Better Decisions (committee member). Committee for Improved Measurement of High School Dropout and Completion Rates:  Expert Guidance on Next Steps for Research and Policy Workshop.  Robert M. Hauser, and Judith A. Koenig, Editors.  Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.  Washington, DC:  The National Academies Press , 2010.


    Why Students Drop Out of School: A Review of 25 Years of Research (with Sun Ah Lim). Santa Barbara: California Dropout Research Project, University of California, Santa Barbara, October 2008.


    Dropout Prevention: A Practice Guide (with Mark Dynarski, Liinda Clarke, Brian B. Cobb, Jeremy Finn, Jay Smink, Kristin Hallgren, and Brian B. Gill). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sci­ences, U.S. Department of Education, 2008.