Noelle Broughton

Noelle Broughton

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Noelle Broughton is a PhD student at the University of Kansas’ School of Public Affairs and Administration. Before entering the doctoral program, she completed her Master of Public Affairs (MPA) at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). There, she was the Peterson Fellow in the Mayor’s Office of Indianapolis where she was tasked with implementing the mayor’s Inclusive Incentives policy. During her graduate studies, she worked on internal and external program evaluations as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center, one of four federally-funded technical assistance centers addressing issues of race, sex, national origin, and religion in public K-12 schools. Prior to pursuing her MPA, Noelle also received a B.A. in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI as a Sam H. Jones Community Scholar.

Noelle’s research interests broadly surround the process and role of housing policy in racial justice. Her research ties together literature from policy, administration, law, and sociology to work toward a more racially just housing landscape.


B.A. in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
MPA in Policy Analysis, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis