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Shekinah Nissi Lightner

Shekinah is a joint PhD student in Public Policy and Political Science. Prior to coming to Michigan, she graduated with her B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Furman University in 2020. She is broadly interested in religion and politics,…
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Peter Martel

Peter J. Martel is a second-year student in the joint PhD Program in Public Policy & Sociology. His research focuses on the U.S. legal system, mass incarceration, criminal procedure, and prisons. He is currently in the early stages of a project that…
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Shawn Martin

Shawn Martin is a Ph.D candidate in Economics and Public Policy and a fellow in the Predoctoral Training Program in Causal Inference in Education Policy Research. She studies the labor market outcomes of college graduates and differences by the…
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Eitan Paul

Eitan Paul is a joint PhD candidate in Public Policy and Political Science. He studies the effects of civil society and social accountability initiatives on the quality of democratic representation and the distribution of public goods in Southeast…
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Anita Ravishankar

Anita Ravishankar is a PhD student in World Politics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, where she studies the costs of political violence, particularly with respect to civilians’ trust in state institutions. Her research explores how…
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Sinéad Redmond

Sinéad graduated from Barnard College with a BA in Political Science in 2012. Since then, she has worked as a paralegal in Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Public Policy Litigation & Law Department. She is interested in studying American…
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Katherine Richard

Katherine Richard is a joint doctoral student in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. She intends to research channels through which public programs and taxation affect inequality. Prior to graduate school, she interned for the…
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Margarita Maria Rodriguez Morales

Margarita is a doctoral student in the joint program of Public Policy and Sociology. Her research interests focus on inequalities, development, and Science and Technology Studies. She plans to study of the bureaucratics of poverty governance in Latin…
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Jasmine Simington

Jasmine completed her B.A. in Sociology with honors distinction at Yale University in 2014.  After graduating, she became a researcher in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute studying assisted housing…
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Corina Simonelli

Corina is PhD student in Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on civil conflict broadly with specific interests in third-party intervention, peacebuilding, the financing of violent non-state actors,…
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Brittany Vasquez

Brittany Vasquez is a PhD student in Public Policy & Sociology with broad interests in education policy, stratification, and quantitative methods. She is a fellow in Causal Inference in Education Policy Research with the Education Policy Initiative,…
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Dyanne Vaught

Dyanne Vaught is a PhD candidate in Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, with interests in international trade, macroeconomics, and trade and foreign policy. Her research focuses on the impacts of temporary trade policies,…
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Lydia Wileden

Lydia Wileden is a PhD Candidate in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on measuring neighborhood reputation and documenting processes of neighborhood choice and neighborhood change. She is a research…