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Ph.D. candidate in Educational Policy Studies and Practice, University of Arizona

Torbet McNeil is a UA Ph.D. student in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Practice in the College of Education (COE) and a Graduate Research Assistant for the Data Science Specialist in the Library Office of Digital Information and Stewardship. He was awarded a Scholarship for Education Research to participate in the 2019 Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he took workshops on machine learning, longitudinal analysis, and maximum likelihood estimation. His dissertation is focusing on the academic labor market and comparative higher education policy. Torbet has an M.P.A. from the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs and a B.A. in international studies with a minor in economics from Emory University. He was elected to the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) as a COE Representative in 2016-17 and as an At-large Representative for 2019-20.

Experience

  • –present
    Ph.D. student in Educational Policy Studies and Practice , University of Arizona