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Andrea Kinghorn Busby

Andrea Kinghorn Busby


Biography

 Andrea Kinghorn Busby is a doctoral student in Northwestern University’s Human Development and Social Policy Program and a fellow through the Multidisciplinary Program in Education Sciences (MPES) Training Program. Her research focuses on using ecological frameworks to understand the intersection of home and school environments and their impacts on children’s development, especially among families from low-income, immigrant, or ethnic-minority backgrounds. She utilizes technological advances to improve the measure of these environments and pursue research on the policy implications of these interests. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Statistics degree at Northwestern University.

She worked as an intern at Child Trends, a non-profit, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC where she participated in several projects on positive youth development and parenting. She has also worked as a full-time volunteer with Spanish speaking immigrant families and part-time volunteer interpreter in public schools and family mediation centers.  Prior to starting graduate school, Andrea Busby was an eighth-grade mathematics teacher for Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland through the Teach for America program. She holds a B.S. in Family Life from Brigham Young University. 


Curriculum Vitae

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Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
BS, Family Life Brigham Young University

Research Interests

I am interested in the intersection of home and school environments and its impact on children’s development, especially among families from low-income, immigrant, or ethnic-minority backgrounds.



Last Updated: 2016-12-05 22:57:50