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Valerie Lundy-Wagner, Research Affiliate

Valerie Lundy-Wagner

Valerie Lundy-Wagner is an associate research director at Jobs for the Future. She is researching an early implementation study of selected regions that are building career pathways.

Prior to joining JFF, Lundy-Wagner was a senior research associate at CCRC, where she focused on applied and practical research that informs institutional and state-level strategies for supporting students from demographically, academically, and geographically diverse backgrounds into and through postsecondary pathways. She managed qualitative and quantitative research, as well as technical assistance activities intended to increase attainment strategies that will lead to fair living wages.

Lundy-Wagner earned her bachelor of science degree in civil and environmental engineering from University of California, Los Angeles; a master's degree in social sciences in education from Stanford University, California; a PhD in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania; and a post-doctoral scholar in engineering education from Perdue University.