Erica is an experienced educator and researcher who specializes in making data accessible. Before coming to CEIR, she worked extensively in education and the analysis of elections and political discourse. Erica graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History and Communications from the University of Arkansas in 2009. From 2009-2011 she served as a Teach For America corps member in New Orleans. She has a master’s degree from the University of Orleans in France, and a joint Ph.D. in international politics/foreign languages, cultures, and literatures from Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland and the University of Orleans.