University of Southern California
Kate Kennedy is a PhD student in urban education policy at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California, where she is a Senior Doctoral Researcher with PACE. Kennedy studies the K–12 American educational landscape, focusing on politics, leadership, and equity education policy. She also works on education policy initiatives as a research associate at the Center on Education Policy, Equity, and Governance. Kennedy is an alumna of Teach for America and taught for ten years in the Los Angeles Unified School District and in Worthington city schools outside of Columbus, Ohio.