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Selena Cho, Research Assistant

Selena Cho is a research assistant at CCRC. She conducts research on reforms in developmental education and strategies to support student success in introductory college-level courses. She also supports the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness research team. Prior to joining CCRC, Cho was a teaching assistant in a variety of educational settings and a research assistant at the Education Policy Research Center at the University of Florida, where she contributed to a public database and policy briefs about Florida districts' plans to reopen schools in the midst of COVID-19.

Cho is a master's student in the education policy program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Yale University, where her thesis research focused on the racialized historical and political development of vocational postsecondary education in the South. At Yale, Cho was a member of the Education Studies Scholar Program, for which her capstone project developed samples of place-based history curriculum to be integrated into civics education for middle and high school students.