Eric Haas - Senior Fellow
Eric Haas studies framing extensively and taught the concepts of framing in the context of education issues. Before joining http:www.rockridgeinstitute.org Rockridge, Dr. Haas most recently served as an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut. While at the University of Connecticut, he presented and published on framing, the media, and education at national conferences and in books and education journals. He recently published an insightful chapter about newspaper framings of the school voucher debate, "Civil Right, Noble Cause, and Trojan Horse: News Portrayals of Vouchers and Urban Education" (The Praeger Handbook of Urban Education (2006)). In 2004, Dr. Haas was awarded a visiting fellowship at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Lancaster (England) to advance his work on the framing of higher education.
Dr. Haas began his work in education as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia. Since then, he has worked as a teacher in London and Caracas, and a middle school principal in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Haas received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University, a J.D. from Catholic University, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Notre Dame.