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Cassandra S. Arroyo

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Cassandra Arroyo is a doctoral student in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) and an IES Predoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan. As a Mexicana-Boricua scholar, her research focuses on the intersection of…
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Emanuele Bardelli

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Emanuele Bardelli is a doctoral candidate in Educational Studies at the University of Michigan and an IES predoctoral fellow. His research interests include teacher professional development, teacher learning, and instructional practices in…
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Nate Bauer

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Nate Bauer is a doctoral candidate in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education in the School of Education. Nate’s focus of study is public policy in postsecondary education, and he is very interested in financial aid policy and…
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Jordy Berne

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Jordy Berne is a PhD student in economics and an Institute of Education Sciences predoctoral fellow. His research interests include child development, economic mobility, and the economics of education. He’s particularly interested in these areas as…
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Elizabeth Burland

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Elizabeth Burland is a doctoral candidate in sociology and public policy at the University of Michigan. Her research uses both quantitative causal inference methods and qualitative methods to understand how students make postsecondary decisions, how…
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Alvin Christian

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Alvin Christian is a PhD student in Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the economics of education, development economics, and gender equality. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at…
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Kristen Cummings

Doctoral Student at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education
Kristen Cummings is a doctoral student at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education in the School of Education. Her research interests include state higher education policy, financial aid, and the role of geography in college…
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KC Deane

Predoctoral Research Fellow
KC Deane is a doctoral candidate at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on institutional improvement at broad-access two- and four-year…
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Shauna Dyer

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Shauna Dyer is a doctoral student in ​sociology at the University of Michigan and an IES predoctoral fellow. Her research interests include social mobility, employment insecurity and higher education. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in ​social…
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Amanda Ketner Weissman

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Amanda (Ketner) Weissman is a doctoral candidate in educational studies and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include the use of quantitative methods to study education for marginalized student…
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Katherine Leu

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Katherine Leu is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan, as well as an NSF Graduate Research Fellow.  Her research interests include higher education, social stratification, and the sociology of…
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Shawn Martin

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Shawn Martin is a PhD candidate in Economics and Public Policy and is on the job market in 2021-2022. Her job market paper studies the early career job changing behavior and earnings growth of college graduates, with a particular focus on contrasting…
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Tareena Musaddiq

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tareena Musaddiq is an Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow with the Ford School’s Education Policy Initiative. Her research interests are in economics of education and health economics. In her work she uses both experimental and…
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Anna Paulson

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Anna Paulson is a doctoral student at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research interests center on the effects of post-secondary curriculum on students,…
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Shwetha Raghuraman

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Shwetha Raghuraman is a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include economics of education, industrial organization, and labor economics; in particular, she is interested in the industrial organization of…
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Michael Ricks

Research Assistant
Michael Ricks is a rising third year PhD student interested in using frontier quantitative methods to answer difficult question in public economics. In his current work he is using heterogenous treatment effects models to measure the effects of age…
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Joshua Skiles

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Josh Skiles is a doctoral student at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the evaluation and design of policies and interventions…
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Nathan Sotherland

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Nathan Sotherland is a third-year PhD student in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan. His fields of interest are labor economics, public finance, and the economics of education. His current research focuses on the effects that…
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Marissa Thompson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Marissa Thompson is an IES Postdoctoral Fellow with the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Her work focuses on the causes and consequences of racial and socioeconomic inequality, with an emphasis on understanding the role of…
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Matthew Truwit

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Matthew Truwit is a graduate student pursuing his doctorate in quantitative research methods in education and a master’s in statistics at the University of Michigan. He seeks to incorporate a comprehensive perspective on the developmental role of…
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Brittany Vasquez

Predoctoral Research Fellow
Brittany Vasquez is a doctoral student in public policy and sociology and an IES predoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her fields of interest include economic inequality, mobility, and sociology of education. She holds a bachelor of arts…