Christine Harris-Van Keuren is a Senior Research Scientist for Educational Policy Institute. Harris-Van Keuren’s research investigates domestic and international education systems on topics such as economics and education, teacher evaluations and compensation plans, and academic and nonacademic achievement supports for at-risk populations and nontraditional students. She comes to EPI with in-depth experience in advanced quantitative, qualitative and case study methods.
Prior to joining EPI, Harris-Van Keuren helped launch an education and training company in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam which bridged the gap between the needs of emerging market economy and the skill sets of university graduates. She has served as the International Education Policy Coordinator at Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Research Assistant at Harvard Business School, an Adjunct Professor at Lehigh University and a Consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, PADECO and the World Bank. Harris-Van Keuren is published with USAID, UNESCO, the Inter-American Development Bank and Harvard Business School. She holds a BA from the University of Iowa, a M.ED from Harvard Graduate School of Education and is completing her Ph.D in Comparative and International Education with an emphasis in Economics at Teachers College, Columbia University. She and her family currently reside in New York City.