Kaitlyn O'Hagan

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Kaitlyn O’Hagan is a doctoral candidate and former IES-PIRT fellow at New York University. She conducts K-12 education finance and policy research using rigorous quasi-experimental methods, and her current projects focus on school infrastructure investments, special education, and support for homeless students. Kaitlyn’s research is grounded in deep contextual understanding of the education system gained through her extensive policy experience, most recently as Senior Financial Analyst at the New York City Council, where she analyzed and reported on the Department of Education budget. She holds a Master of Public Administration from the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at CUNY Baruch and a bachelor’s degree in history from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Hunter.