Emma supports various stages of evaluation and research projects, including data collection, analysis, and reporting. Though her work covers a wide variety of topics, it is primarily focused on educational, philanthropic, and health-related initiatives.
Emma’s research interests include poverty alleviation and financial security, educational equity, and analysis methodology. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public policy from 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. Prior to joining Wilder Research in 2015, Emma worked in community organizing.