tc columbia

Taylor Myers, Research Assistant

Taylor Myers is a research assistant on the guided pathways team at CCRC. She studies the impacts of attending and completing college on the lives of students and their families, particularly on first-generation and returning college students. Before joining CCRC, Myers was an analyst at the education think tank California Competes, where she supported the development of statewide higher education policy recommendations and analyzed the effects of previous interventions on special student populations in regions across the state.

Prior to working at California Competes, Myers was a research assistant at the University of California, Berkeley, and served as a teaching assistant in the School of Public Policy and the Sociology Department at Cal.

Myers holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in health behavior and education and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Myers is currently a PhD student in the education policy program at Teachers College, Columbia University.