Makenzi Sumners is a Research Manager in the Crime & Education Labs.

Makenzi recently graduated from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University with a Master’s of Public Policy. She also holds a BA in political science and urban & community studies from the University of Connecticut. Prior to graduate school she worked in New York City as a Research Assistant in MDRC’s Low-Wage Workers and Communities policy area. Makenzi also worked in Washington, DC as an AmeriCorps member at Higher Achievement.