Michelle Dixon
Research Associate, K-12 Education

Dixon is a research associate in the K-12 Education policy area, specializing in data processing, data management, and analysis. She is the main analyst for the P-TECH 9-14 evaluation, which uses a quasi-experimental design to evaluate the efficacy of a model of career and technical education–focused schools. She also works on the INSIGHTS follow-up, CTE Advise, and Life Skills Training projects. Before joining MDRC in 2018, Dixon was a data manager for the New York City Department of Health’s School-Based Health Centers program, and previously worked on an enhanced housing program for people who are HIV-positive and lack stable housing. She holds a master of public health degree from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in biology and linguistics from Cornell University.