Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. Candidate in the Development, Learning, and Diversity track of the Teaching and Learning Department at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. Lydia has a bachelors’ degree in Sociology (Georgetown University) and a master’s degree in Special Education (The University of Virginia). She has worked on both qualitative and quantitative research projects spanning diverse topics such as revitalized neighborhoods and their schools, early childhood skill development, and the experiences of STEM graduate students.