PRC Graduate Student Trainee — M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
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April is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and a research trainee at the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
April's work with Drs. Chandra Muller and Amy Langenkamp investigates students’ outcomes across schooling transitions from middle school through college, paying particular attention to differences in educational outcomes by race/ethnicity, gender, and the context of the transition.
Her second line of research and dissertation focus on the relationship between local labor markets and students' high school, labor market, and postsecondary outcomes.
April received her bachelor's degree in sociology and American and Southern Studies from Vanderbilt University in 2006. She spent the year before entering graduate school as a field researcher for the National Treatment Center Study at the University of Georgia's Institute for Behavioral Research.