Emma ConnellEmma Connell
Research Associate


Emma supports evaluation and research projects with data collection, qualitative and quantitative anslysis, and reporting. She works on a variety of projects, and focuses primarily on education and philanthropic initiatives.

Her research interests include educational equity, higher education readiness, poverty alleviation, and policy analysis. Before joining Wilder Research in 2015, Emma worked in community organizing. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy degree at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs with a concentration in advanced policy analysis methods. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.


 Emma's Recent Work