Agustina Laurito is a 2nd year doctoral student and a Graduate Assistant at the Institute for Education and Social Policy (IESP). She received her Master in Public Policy from Duke University where she focused on global policy issues. After graduating in 2011, Agustina stayed at Duke working as a research assistant using North Carolina educational data. Agustina is originally from Argentina where she majored in Political Science, and worked in higher education administration and accountability. Her research interests include the interplay between social and education policy, and how students' non-school environments affect their academic and non-academic outcomes.