Yoselin "Yosi" Mayoral (she/her) is a Ph.D. student in the Community-Partnered Policy and Action stream at Pardee RAND and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. Her research interests include immigrants in labor markets, early childhood development, intergenerational mobility, affordable housing, gentrification, use of safety-net programs, Title I schools, environmental racism, and mental health services.
Mayoral has conducted research on the differential labor market effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mixed-status households, with an emphasis on California immigrants. In addition to her research, she has been a teaching assistant, was a lead mentor, and held various leadership roles throughout her undergraduate career. Mayoral has a B.A. in public policy analysis with a concentration in economics from Pomona College and is fluent in Spanish.