Student Loans

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Expert:

Dr. Laura Perna
Professor, Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

 

Credentials:

  • Nationally recognized expert in student loans, college affordability and choice, paying for college and access to and equity in higher education
  • Dr. Perna studies how individual characteristics, social structures and public policies enable or restrict women, racial/ethnic minorities and people of lower socioeconomic status.
  • She is authoring a study with co-investigator Dr. Joni Finney examining higher-education policies and performance in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Texas and Washington.



Media contact:

            Jill DiSanto at 215-898-4820 or jdisanto@upenn.edu