PhD Candidate in Public Policy
Christine Mulhern is a PhD Candidate in Public Policy at Harvard University. Her research studies how students choose whether and where to enroll in postsecondary education and how social networks, school resources and technology influence these choices. Her research shows how students’ postsecondary choices and educational attainment are influenced by school counselors and siblings, as well as a popular technology. She also has work examining the impact of online learning technologies on course performance in higher education. Christine received a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University in 2013 and worked as a research analyst at Ithaka S+R prior to her PhD studies.