Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot "is the Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education at Harvard University. She studies the organization, structure, and cultural contexts of schools. She is the author of eight books, including The Good High School, Respect: An Exploration, and The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn From Each Other.“ 
- Chair, MacArthur Foundation
- Director, Atlantic Philanthropies 
- Policy Board, Harvard AIDS Institute 
Resources and articles
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.