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 Development and Social Policy 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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