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Renée Edwards, Ph.D.


Assistant Director

Program/Policy implementation, Program/Policy Evaluation, Health Equity Research, Employer Disability Policy/Practice Research, Technology in Education, Healthcare Program/Policy Research, Qualitative Analysis

Renée Edwards is Assistant Director of the Heldrich Center. She earned her doctorate in public policy at Washington State University. She also holds a Master's degree in comparative politics. Renée specializes in program/policy research, implementation, and evaluation at the intersection of education and the workforce. She is interested in understanding how programs/policy affect teaching, learning, and educational/career success and how they impact (and are impacted by) the social environment around them.