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Quinn Simpson, Equity Intern

Quinn Simpson is an equity intern at CCRC. He is part of the equity framework working group and he supports the center’s development and implementation of research practices that are aligned with its equity mission.

Simpson is working toward a BA in political science at Columbia University. He has worked with several campus groups that assist underserved populations, including as a volunteer with Columbia’s Housing Equity Project and as a college mentor with Columbia’s Double Discovery Center. Simpson also leads the Columbia campus chapter of Matriculate, a college advising organization focused on increasing low-income student enrollment in selective colleges. 

Originally from Austin, Texas, Simpson is passionate about advancing equity in higher education and is interested in pursuing a career path in educational policy and nonprofit leadership after graduation.