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Allan Odden

Allan Odden

Expert on education policy, talent and human capital management in education, school finance, effective resource use in education

Professor, educational leadership and policy analysis School of Education Work: 608-263-4260 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Public education policy
  • Public school finance
  • Talent and human capital management in education, strategic human resource management
  • Strategies to improve student achievement


  • Author, "Doubling Student Resources and ...finding the resources to do it," "Ten Strategies for Doubling Student Performance," both Corwin Press, 2009
  • Co-director, Strategic Management of Human Capital
  • Former president and recipient of Outstanding Service Award, American Education Finance Association
  • Lead consultant for state school finance reform commissions in about 20 states