Erica (email@example.com) is a doctoral student in Administration and Policy Analysis. She graduated from Yale University in 2006 with a B.A. in History and Linguistics. After college, she served as research assistant to Sharon Lynn Kagan at the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College, Columbia University. She also taught pre-kindergarten at KIPP DC: LEAP Academy and interned in the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education. At Stanford, Erica is pursuing a Masters in Political Science and was awarded an IES training grant. Her research interests include early childhood policy, achievement gaps, and the politics of education.