Pedro Dantas holds an MA in International Comparative Education (2016) and a Master of Public Policy (2021), both from Stanford. His previous experiences include a business development internship in Nigeria sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, conducting
policy analysis for the city of San Jose (CA) on police mental health practices, and leading a nonprofit teacher professional development organization in his home state of Pernambuco from 2014 to 2020. His previous research projects include a quasi-experimental estimate of the effects of school decentralization in Brazil and an impact evaluation of full-day high schools in Pernambuco. Currently he is working on a cross-state research project that examines the relationship between management practices and student outcomes.