Media Guide

Stephanie Román

Senior Policy Analyst, Policy and Advocacy

Expertise:
Economic policy: Retirement; Racial Wealth Gap; Tax policy

Higher Education policy: Completion; Affordability; Student Debt

Education:
B.A. History and Gender Studies, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Current Position:
Stephanie’s work with the Policy Analysis Center seeks to ensure the Latino community’s ability to fully contribute to and share in the nation’s economic opportunities. She works closely with the policy department’s leadership to expand UnidosUS’s visibility and impact in the areas of economic security, higher education, and tax policy through policy analysis and research.

Previous Positions:
Economic Policy Analyst, UnidosUS; Research Assistant, Institute for Women’s Policy Research; Fulbright Scholar, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Selected Publications:

Latinos and the Great Recession: 10 Years of Economic Loss and Recovery

Latinos in Higher Education: Enrollment and Completion

Latinos in Higher Education: Financing and Student Loans

Latinos in Higher Education: Repayment

CalSavers—California’s State Retirement Savings Program: Promising Approaches for Engaging Latino Workers

Stronger Communities, Stronger America: A Latino Policy Agenda for the 116th Congress