Appointed as Policy Researcher, College Access: Research & Action


ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

PhD field of study

PhD, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Position Description

College Access: Research & Action (CARA)’s mission is to ensure that first-generation college students, low-income students, and students of color have the knowledge and support necessary to enroll in and persist through post-secondary education. The Policy Researcher will join CARA’s Research, Evaluation & Policy team in New York City to conduct original qualitative research, write policy reports, and refine CARA’s policy communication strategies. In addition to conducting research, the Policy Researcher will help CARA refine its policy communications strategy to maintain its focus on elevating underserved students’ voices while also broadening its relevance to educators, funders, and policymakers across the country.