Mary E. Breeding is a consultant in Education at the World Bank where she has worked on multiple types of education projects since 2010. Her primary areas of specialization are teacher policy, school accountability, and monitoring and evaluation. She has also worked to provide support on a range of policy projects in the areas of student assessment and school finance. Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Breeding was a post-doctoral fellow at Georgetown University (2008-2010) and she held the William E. Miller Fellowship at the American Political Science Association in 2007-2008. She received her Ph.D. from American University in 2008.