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, working implementing the mayor’s Inclusive Incentives policy. During her graduate studies, she worked on program evaluation 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 surround racial inequities in economic and community development and housing.