Mariel Bedoya-Guevara

Senior Research Assistant

Mariel Bedoya-Guevara is a senior research assistant at CCRC working on projects associated with dual enrollment pathways and tracking transfer students. She is currently a PhD student in Economics and Education at Teachers College (TC), Columbia University. Her research interests center on the formation of beliefs about early childhood development, and early career experiences that can shape prosocial attitudes and subsequent career paths into the public sector. Prior to joining TC, Bedoya-Guevara worked as a senior research associate at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), where she was in charge of the implementation and evaluation of various randomized controlled trials in the education field in Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Chile. Previously, she worked at Innovations for Poverty Action in Peru, the Ministry of Education of Peru, and the Group for the Analysis of Development in Peru . Bedoya-Guevara holds an MA in economics from the Barcelona School of Economics and a BS in economics from the Universidad de Piura in Lima, Peru.