Felice Levine is Executive Director of the American Educational Research Association. She holds A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. degrees in sociology and psychology from the University of Chicago. Levine’s work focuses on research and science policy issues, research ethics, data access and sharing, the scientific and academic workforce, and higher education. She is currently collaborating on a major NSF-supported assessment of education research doctorate programs in U.S. universities; previously she co-authored a report to the National Science Foundation on education and training in the social, behavioral and economic sciences. Levine has served on high level advisory committees to Federal agencies; she also served on the National Research Council (NRC) panel that produced the report, Putting People on the Map: Protecting Confidentiality with Linked Social-Spatial Data and chaired the recent NRC workshop on Protecting Student's Records and Facilitating Education Research.
Levine is Associate Editor of the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics; she serves on the Executive Committee of the Consortium of Social Science Associations, is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics, and is Secretary General of the newly established World Education Research Association. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Educational Research Association, and the Association for Psychological Science as well as an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. She is also a past President of the Law and Society Association.