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Gates, Clayton

June 1, 2023

Born and raised in the foothills of North Carolina, Clayton pursued the Global Conflict & Cooperation concentration as a member of the MPP ‘24 cohort. During his time as an undergraduate at UNC, he earned his B.A. in Public Policy … Read more

Rodríguez Ingold, Cecilia

January 31, 2023

Cecilia Rodríguez Ingold is a Ph.D. student in Public Policy with research interests in the economics of education. She is particularly interested in the role of both personality and mental health in shaping educational outcomes. She holds a bachelor’s degree … Read more

Brown, Elizabeth

January 31, 2023

Elizabeth is a doctoral student in Public Policy. Her research interests include international development and environmental policy, focused on alleviating energy poverty through low-carbon technologies. Before entering the Ph.D. program, Elizabeth worked for five years as an associate economist at … Read more

Hines, Sofia

January 31, 2023

Sofia Hines, a native of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, studied for a B.A. in Public Policy with a minor in Social and Economic Justice from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to beginning the MPP, she served … Read more

Zucker, Alexis

January 31, 2023

Alexis Zucker was a graduate student in the UNC Master of Public Policy program with a concentration in International Development Policy. With an undergraduate major in Global Studies (International Economics, Trade, and Development specializing in Latin America) and a minor … Read more

Clemmons, Zach

January 31, 2023

Zach Clemmons was a graduate student in the Master of Public Policy Program with a concentration in Human Welfare, Labor Markets, and Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From Burlington, NC, studied at UNC-CH with majors … Read more

Peters, Melissa

January 31, 2023

Melissa Peters was a graduate student in the Master of Public Policy program with a concentration in Environment and Human Welfare. She attended UNC as an undergraduate where she pursued a B.A. in Public Policy and History. Before the MPP, … Read more

Yaede, Caitlyn

January 31, 2023

Caitlyn (she/her) pursued a B.A. in Media Journalism and Political Science with a public policy minor from UNC-Chapel Hill. The Mooresville, N.C. native studies inequity within policy and politics and how institutions like the media can better serve underrepresented and … Read more

Hester, Ameena

January 31, 2023

Ameena Hester, with a Bachelor’s degree from UNC, where she a majored in Public Policy and minored in Environmental Justice and Data Science, has examined disparate health outcomes in Black farmers, environmental justice implications of floodplain buyouts, and spatial data’s … Read more