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Alex Baum

Research Assistant
Alex Baum is a Research Assistant for the Education Policy Initiative and a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Ford School. Prior to Ford, Alex served as a Course Strategist at 2U, Inc., helping university faculty design online versions of…
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Emma Brown

Student Graphic Designer
Emma Brown is an undergraduate at the University of Michigan's School of Information concentrating in User Experience Design. She is a student graphic designer for the Education Policy Initiative, and her interests in education policy lie in the…
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Darian Burns

Research Assistant
Darian Burns is from Atlanta and is currently in her first year as a MPP candidate. Prior to coming to Michigan, she earned a B.A in both Urban Studies as well as Social Justice and Cultural Studies from Seattle Pacific University. Her interest in…
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Jasmina Camo-Biogradlija

Project Manager
Jasmina Camo-Biogradlija is the project manager for the Education Policy Initiative. Jasmina serves as the liaison to state agencies and works with government and non-profit partners on identifying research priorities, collecting and analyzing data,…
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Emily Cao

Student Graphic Designer
Emily Cao is from New York City and is currently pursuing a BSI degree at the University of Michigan's School of Information concentrating in UX Design and a BA degree at the University of Michigan's Penny W. Stamps School Of Art & Design…
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Colin Foos

Research Assistant
Colin Foos is a first year Master of Public Policy candidate at the Ford School. Prior to coming to Ford, Colin worked as a compliance analyst at Fifth Third Bank, where he primarily focused on data privacy. Colin went to Xavier University for his…
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Kyle Kwaiser

Senior Data Architect / Manager
As the Senior Data Architect for the Michigan Education Data Center, Kyle's key focus is to keep the data and metadata flowing from the State of Michigan to MERI researchers. He supports the MEDC website, MEDC's research application portal, its data…
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Samuel Owusu

Research Analyst
Samuel Owusu is originally from Chicago, IL. Samuel is a recent graduate from Davidson College in North Carolina where he majored in International Relations and Educational Studies. While at Davidson, Sam became engaged with education research during…
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Idalys Perez

Research Assistant
Idalys Perez is a Research Assistant for the Education Policy Initiative and a Master’s in Public Policy candidate at the Ford School. She recently earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Economy and a minor in Public Policy from UC Berkeley. As…
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Durosham Siddiqui

Research Assistant - Data Analyst
Durosham Siddiqui is an undergraduate student with a dual major in Biology and BCN (Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience) and a minor in Computer Science. She is also looking for graduate programs for Public Health and Epidemiology in 2022, and…
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Thomas Staines

Research / Data Analyst
Tom Staines is a Data Analyst with the Education Policy Initiative. He joined EPI after obtaining his MPP at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of…
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Anne Taylor

Data Analyst, Education Policy Initiative
Annie Taylor is a data analyst with the Education Policy Initiative. Her work at EPI focuses on early childhood projects, including designing and implementing research agendas for universal preschool programs in the Boston area. She joined EPI after…
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Qia Yang

Data Programmer
Qia Yang is the data programmer at the Education Policy Initiative. His primary work is to maintain the Michigan Education Data Center, import data from the State of Michigan and export data to MERI researchers. He also optimizes the code in MEDC to…
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Sophia Yoon

Research Assistant
Sophia Yoon is an undergraduate student pursuing a BA degree at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a minor in French. At the Education Policy Initiative, she is a research assistant who assists with writing policy…