Jason A. Grissom is associate professor of public policy and education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. His research focuses primarily on school and district leadership. Recent work examines how school leaders evaluate teachers and use different measures of teacher effectiveness to make talent management decisions in their schools, including how they hire, assign, support, and retain teachers. He also studies school leader evaluation and leadership turnover. His research has been funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Wallace Foundation. He holds a master’s degree and PhD from Stanford University.