Patricia M. Lines

About Patricia M. Lines

Associate Editor

Patricia M. Lines is a writer and an associate editor for the journal, Humanitas. In past lives she held the Haynes Chair in Education Policy at Catholic University of America and taught at the University of Washington and Harvard University. As director of the Law and Education Center at the Education Commission of the States, she wrote and spoke on how law and public policy affect education. As a senior research analyst for the U.S. Department of Education, she also monitored and conducted research on issues relating to the role of families in learning, charter schools, equal educational opportunity, educational choice, and related policy issues. In her early career, she practiced law with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Center for Law and Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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