Friday, January 20, 2023
Katharine Broton

In addition to serving as an assistant professor in the College of Education’s Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program, Katharine Broton has added a new role at the University of Iowa. More specifically, Broton, PhD, is now a Social and Education Policy research fellow with UI’s Public Policy Center. 

Trained as a sociologist of education, Broton studies how students pay for college and the implications of college unaffordability. She uses multiple methods to examine the role of poverty and inequality in higher education, as well as policies and programs designed to minimize related disparities and promote college success.

Read more from the UI Public Policy Center.