Luke Stedrak is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at Southeastern Louisiana University.


Dr. Stedrak's research focuses on the intersection of K-12 school finance and school law with an emphasis on constitutional and statutory rights of students, teachers, and administrators in K-12 public schools.  His research is nationally recognized in the fields of school finance and school law.

Dr. Stedrak’s research has been referenced in numerous outlets such as:


  • The Chronicle of Higher Education

  • The Wall Street Journal

  • The Journal of Higher Education

  • Educational Researcher

  • Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

  • Research in Higher Education

  • Economics of Education Review

  • Educational Policy

  • Education Week

  • Journal of Student Financial Aid

  • Inside Higher Ed

  • Issues and Trends in Educational Technology

  • The Review of Higher Education