Dr. Lauren Russell is a postdoctoral fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College. She received her Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 2017. Her research uses quasi-experimental methods to study issues of higher education finance, college pricing, and policies to address inequalities in K-16 education. Her work frequently involves partnerships with policymakers and has been published in peer reviewed journals.