Rebecca Wolfe is a Ph.D. student at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. Her research interests include K-12 education, foster care advocacy, urban environmental health, STEM and environmental health literacy, and education outcomes for children with special needs.
Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she developed STEM content and facilitated professional development workshops for K–8 educators as a curriculum specialist with the California Science Center and designed tools to evaluate STEM programming and quantify learning in informal museum spaces. She previously taught middle school math and science for Teach for America in Los Angeles. She has has an M.S. in environmental health sciences from the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. in elementary education from Loyola Marymount University, and a B.A. in political science and urban studies from Rhodes College.