Lauren Bauer

Lauren Lowenstein Bauer

MPES 2 Cohort 4

Annenberg Hall
Room 218
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001


Lauren Lowenstein Bauer is a PhD student in the Human Development and Social Policy program. Before beginning her PhD, Lauren worked as a special assistant to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. Her research addresses the relationship between education, education policy and political engagement. She holds a BA in history from Northwestern University.


  • 2010 - Award for Outstanding Service, Institute of International Education
  • 2005 - Undergraduate Research Grant, Northwestern University



Year Degree Institution
2013 MA, Human Dev & Social Pol Northwestern University
2006 BA, History Northwestern University


Employment History

2009 2010 Special Assistant, U.S. Department of Education

2008 2009 Research Associate, Obama-Biden Presidential Transition

2007 2008 Research Associate, Obama for America

2006 2006 Research Director, Tammy Duckworth for Congress

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