Zitsi Mirakhur, Ph.D.
Dr. Mirakhur joined EPE in the fall of 2020 from New York University’s Research Alliance for New York City Schools, where she continues to serve as an affiliated researcher. Her research focuses on understanding the ways in which we can generate more equitable school experiences and outcomes for all students, particularly students of color and those from economically disadvantaged families. Trained as a demographer, Dr. Mirakhur has experience conducting mixed methods research, working on program evaluations, and in research-practice partnerships. She teaches EPE 619 (Survey Research Methods in Education) and EPE/SOC 661 (Sociology of Education).