ICS is pleased to announce that Emily Carroll joined the Institute for Child Success as Policy Counsel today. Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and her Master of Arts degree from the University of Akron. Emily recently completed her doctoral degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her research focused on public policy, factors that influence public policy decisions, and issues of social justice. During her time at SIUC, Emily was awarded the inaugural Paul Simon Graduate Research Fellowship through the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. The fellowship provided her the opportunity of working on state-wide polls, conducting focus group research, writing policy analyses, and instructing upper-level undergraduate and graduate level classes in public policy, urban politics, and intergovernmental relations.