Dr. Laura Perna
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education,
University of Pennsylvania
• Expert in student loans and finances, paying for college, college affordability and choice, as well as access to and equity in higher education
• Her research investigates how individual characteristics, social structures and public policies enable or restrict women, racial/ethnic minorities and people of lower socio-economic status to gain opportunities in higher education as a student and as an employee.
• Expert resource for stories on issues related to paying for college