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Emily Gutierrez
Senior Research Associate
Center on Education Data and Policy

Emily Gutierrez is a senior research associate in the Center on Education Data and Policy at the Urban Institute, where her research focuses on K–12 education policies that aim to mitigate educational inequities, disparities, and external factors that affect student success. 

Gutierrez spent time as a math teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. She received both her MS in economics and BBA in economics, Spanish, and public administration from Baylor University, and she holds a PhD in public administration from Syracuse University.

Research Areas
Social safety net
Race and equity
Racial barriers to accessing the safety net
Racial equity in education

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