Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
McGuinn’s research and teaching focus on American politics and public policy and in particular on education policy and the politics of school reform. He has produced a number of policy reports for the Brookings Institution, the American Enterprise Institute, the Center for American Progress, and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, and is a regular commentator on education in media outlets such as Education Week, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New Jersey Star Ledger.
McGuinn has given interviews to various media sources including NPR, CNN, CBS Evening News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Education Week, Associated Press, Congressional Quarterly, The Daily Record, Inside Higher Education, Christian Science Monitor, New Jersey Star Ledger, New Jersey Spotlight, French press agency (AEF), and the Miami Herald. A selection of recent OpEds appears below: