Luana Marotta is a PhD candidate in the International Comparative Education and Sociology of Education programs at Stanford University. Previously she earned a bachelor degree in Social Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG-Brazil), a M.A. degree in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick (UNB-Canada), and a M.A. degree in International Comparative Education at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford, Luana worked as a research assistant at the Group of Educational Evaluation and Measurement (GAME-UFMG) and the Canadian Research Institute of Social Policy (CRISP-UNB), where she worked on a number of projects including the development of education indicators and the study of criteria for the quality of measurements in social research. Luana’s current research interests include social inequality and stratification, evaluation of education policies, and educational measurement.