Emma Caviness recently earned her bachelor's degree from Brown University with dual concentrations in biology and in gender and sexuality studies. Valuing context- and evidence-based policy, Emma hopes to bring her analytical perspective and skills to a career in public service to tackle community-based policy issues on the local, state, and federal levels. Most recently, she presented her research at the 2019 American Public Health Association conference while working as a research analyst at a consulting firm led by Brown professor Dr. David Egilman. Currently, she conducts research related to housing policy, gender, and state government. Emma also advocates for student needs as the Graduate Student Council representative for the MPA cohort.