David (email@example.com) is a doctoral student in higher education at the Graduate School of Education and an IES Fellow. His research interests center around achievement inequalities among first- and second-generation immigrant minorities, STEM learning, and transfer pathways from community colleges to universities and four-year colleges. He has previously worked with the STEM Transfer Students Success Initiative in Baltimore. He has a M.A. in economic policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a B.A. in English language and literature from Washington University.