10/04/13 - Carinne Deeds Selected as David Fellow and Joins RMC as Graduate Research Assistant

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Carinne Deeds,  a graduate student at LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, has received the Bryna and Henry David Fellowship from the Ray Marshall Center and joins the Center as a graduate research assistant working on the Central Texas Student Futures Project. Deeds is the sixth recipient of the fellowship.

The Ray Marshall Center selects the David Fellow every two to three years to work half-time on education and workforce related research. Funding for the fellowship is generously supported by the endowment of Bryna and Henry David. Henry David taught at the LBJ School in the 1970s; both he and his wife Bryna were nationally recognized researchers in career-related education.

Deeds is seeking a masters degree in Public Affairs at the LBJ School, with a focus in Education and Social Policy. She expects to complete her degree in spring of 2015.

Prior to coming to the LBJ School and the Ray Marshall Center, Carinne worked as Education Program Coordinator at the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, in Kings Beach, California on Lake Tahoe. In Tahoe she also worked as Outreach Coordinator for the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science.  Previously, Carinne taught English to Thai kindergarteners and then high schoolers in Bangkok, Thailand, and the surrounding areas.  She also taught English to a group of Turkish students who could not speak Thai or English at the time.

Carinne received her Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

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