Research Analyst, Postsecondary Education Policy Area

As a technical research analyst, Biedzio helps colleges and universities use data to provide student services efficiently and successfully. Her projects include two randomized controlled trials: Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success, which provides technology tools and data that help support students, and Dana Center Mathematics Pathways, which allows community college students to complete relevant, credit-bearing, and transferable mathematics courses. Before joining MDRC in 2019, Biedzio worked in developmental psychology research focusing on child development in low-income populations. She also worked as a quantitative and statistical consultant, helping with complex power analyses and machine-learning projects. She holds a BS in education and social policy with a concentration in psychology from Northwestern University and an MS in applied statistics from New York University.