Catria Gadwah-Meaden

Catria Gadwah-Meaden
Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Boston Office


B.A. in mathematical economics, Colgate University


Catria Gadwah-Meaden (she/her) is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests fall within public and labor economics, focusing on poverty, inequity, and mobility, and safety-net programs.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a teaching assistant in applied econometrics in Colgate University's economics department. Most recently, she worked with the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice as a research assistant, where she supported research on racial disparities in basic needs insecurity among college students. Gadwah-Meaden has a B.A. in mathematical economics from Colgate University.