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Kris D. Gutiérrez is the Carol Liu Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley. Gutiérrez’s expertise is in the learning sciences, literacy, educational policy, and qualitative, and design-based approaches to inquiry. Gutiérrez is a member of the National Academy of Education and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is past president of the American Educational Research Association and was appointed by President Obama to the National Board for the Institute of Education Sciences. Gutiérrez’s research examines learning in designed environments, with attention to students from nondominant communities and translingual populations. Her work in social design experiments seeks to leverage students’ everyday concepts and practices to ratchet up expansive and equitable forms of learning.