Director of Academic Research
Liza Herzog leads academic research and assessment at the Close School of Entrepreneurship at Drexel University. She has spent two decades in education, including seven years in higher education both as an administrator and as a faculty member, and a dozen years in K-12 education research, evaluation and policy. As the Vice President of Research, Evaluation and Planning at the Philadelphia Education Fund, Liza authored early warning indicator research that led to the development of tiered interventions for students and policy change within the School District of Philadelphia. As Director of the Master’s of Education program at the University of the Arts, Liza designed the master's course rotation and served as core support for students and faculty. Liza's work crosses curriculum design and development, program evaluation and assessment, and faculty support. She teaches within Drexel's School of Education, and at Penn’s Graduate School of Education (Education Entrepreneurship). Before working in education, she practiced law in Philadelphia and in Washington D.C.
Liza holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from Temple University.