Dr. Andrew Kwok is an assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture in the School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M. Dr. Kwok’s primary research focuses on teacher preparation policy, particularly in supporting preservice and beginning in-service teachers towards success, especially for underserved contexts. He examines issues related to the teacher pipeline, teacher beliefs, and instructional quality. He also has corresponding research lines in the preparation, training, and implementation of classroom management as well as induction coaching and support. His work has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Texas Education Agency, and various counties of education. His research has been published in the American Education Research Journal, Educational Researcher, and Journal of Teacher Education. Dr. Kwok received a B.S. in Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Sciences and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies with a focus on Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Michigan. He has previously worked as faculty at California State University, San Bernardino and was a high school science teacher in Oakland, CA.