Meredith is a PhD student at the University of Oxford dedicated to using social science, history, and technology for the social good. She is currently studying localized and industry-specific unemployment in interwar Britain and in the post-industrial Midwest. A graduate in Economics from the University of Georgia, she has developed and analyzed datasets on prescription drug use in the United States, contributing to projects identifying policy-relevant demographic trends in off-label prescribing and examining the effects of employment status on psychotropic drug use. She has also taught programming classes for a new education nonprofit and was a college radio DJ and exec board member of WUOG 90.5FM, one of the largest college FM stations in the US. Her academic awards include the British Government Marshall Scholarship, the University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship & Stamps Scholarship, the Terry Honors Senior of the Year, and the Terry Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Economics. An avid hiker, Meredith trekked to Everest Base Camp (5380m) in 2017 and summited Mt. Kilimanjaro (5895m) in 2014. She is originally from Madison, Wisconsin.

 

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