Abigail Orrick is a Ph.D. student in Education at Harvard University. She studies how narratives, ideologies, and identity influence the policymaking process in education reform environments. Read more about her research here.
At Harvard, Abigail has taught courses at the Harvard Graduate School of Education that include Designing for Deeper Learning, Thinking Strategically about Reform, Philanthropy and Education, Economics for Educators, and Foundations of Race and Ethnicity. She is also a former Co-Chair of the Harvard Educational Review.
She earned a BA and MPP from the University of Michigan, where as a graduate student she was a Weston Fellow in Education Policy, an Engaged Pedagogy Fellow, and a Dow Sustainability Fellow. Prior to graduate school, she was a preschool teacher and youth worker in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, Michigan.
You can view her CV here.