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Katherine Thomas

Katherine Thomas

Research Assistant


Kate Thomas is a research assistant in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, where she works on projects related to supportive housing, community development, and child welfare. Thomas’s work focuses on leveraging data and technology to analyze social policy. Her past projects have used both quantitative and qualitative methods to study disparities in college access, metropolitan housing, and social vulnerability to natural and industrial disasters.

Thomas graduated with honors and a distinction in research from Rice University, earning a BA in statistics and policy studies with a minor in sociology.


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