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Iris Palmer, MPP

New America

Iris Palmer is deputy director for community colleges with the Education Policy program at New America. She provides research and analysis on community colleges and the ethical use of predictive analytics in higher education. Iris previously worked at the National Governors Association on postsecondary issues. Prior to joining NGA, she worked at HCM Strategists on the Lumina Foundation’s initiative to develop innovative higher education models. Before joining HCM Strategists, she worked at the U.S. Department of Education. She received her master’s of public policy from George Mason University and her undergraduate degree in political science from Goucher College.