Kelli Bird

Kelli Bird

  • Research Assistant Professor

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Kelli Bird's research focuses on designing and evaluating programs and policies to improve higher education outcomes among at-risk populations. Bird has worked with several large organizations, including the Common App and the U.S. Army to design, implement, and evaluate large-scale interventions to improve higher education outcomes for at-risk populations.

In her current role as research director of Nudge4 Solutions Lab, she leads data and analytic efforts across a number of projects with the lab’s state partners aimed at increasing the share of working adults with holding postsecondary credentials.


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2016
M.A., University of Virginia, 2010
B.S., University of Kansas, 2008

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