Kirsten Slungaard Mumma is a Ph.D candidate in Education at Harvard University, an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) PIER fellow at the Center for Education Policy Research, and a recipient of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) dissertation grant. Her work is in the economics of education, and her research is focused on language skills, immigrant integration, and the role of education policies and programs in promoting civic engagement. She has also conducted research on K-12 school choice programs and policies. Her current projects are focused on English language training programs for adult learners and the effect of language skills on the political incorporation of childhood immigrants in the United States.
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