Ariel is a Research Lecturer and Director of the MSc in Education.
She leads the Research Design and Methodology pathway of the MSc in Education, supervises MSc and DPhil students, and acts as an assessor across a wide range of programmes in the Department.
Ariel leads and works on projects related to educational effectiveness, improvement, and equity. Methodologically, her interests are in mixed methods, advanced quantitative methods, and appropriately contextualised approaches to evaluation.
Ariel completed her DPhil in the Oxford University Department of Education. She holds Qualified Teacher Status in the UK, and prior to becoming a researcher she was a secondary mathematics teacher in the USA since 2006. Her previous degree was a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Hunter College, City University of New York.