Grace Falken entered the PhD program at the Evans School in the fall of 2021, the same time she started as the CSDE Information RA. Her research interests are at the intersection of urban policy, geography, mobility, and social equity. Prior to coming to Evans, Grace conducted research on substitute teacher labor supply and national tutoring programs as a research associate at Brown University. She has also worked as a bank examiner for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Grace earned a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and English from Davidson College in 2018 and is originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina.