Elizabeth So Yun Park
Elizabeth So Yun Park

Elizabeth So Yun Park

Cohort: 2014

Rossier Dean's Fellowship

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Economics and French (minor)
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.Ed, Education Policy

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Higher Education

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Higher Education; English learners; College Access; Equity; Education Policy; Quantitative Methods; Mixed Methods; Community Colleges;  College Outcomes

Elizabeth So Yun Park

Elizabeth Park is a Ph.D. student in Urban Education Policy at the University of Southern California. Her current studies focus on two areas: success in four year institutions for low income students, and institutional policies and outcomes of English as a Second Language students at community colleges. Her recent work includes a monograph titled: Assessment and Placement Policies and Practices in Developmental Education: Evidence from Experimentation in a Large Urban Community College District in California. Prior to joining USC she worked as a researcher at an education policy evaluation firm called Research for Action. Some of her roles included: tracking postsecondary education policies, conducting cross-state analyses, and studying developmental education at community colleges. She holds a Master’s degree in Education Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles


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