Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Bachelor of Arts, May 2010
Caroline Ross is currently pursuing her MPA in Public and Non-Profit Management and Policy at NYU Wagner. Her research concerns youth in urban areas with a focus on the relationships between education, incarceration, the urban economy, and public health. She is interested finding innovative ways to involve people in shaping the policies that affect their lives.
Previously, Caroline was the Founder and Program Director of The Malcolm X Debate Program at Rikers Island, a policy debate program for incarcerated high school students. She served with City Year Washington, DC, and was a youth program coordinator in Boston, Holyoke, MA, New York and in South Africa.
Caroline has been recognized by the NYC Department of Education's Service in Schools Initiative and is the recipient of the NYU Alumnae Club Key Pin Award for scholarship and service. She received her BA with Honors from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2010.