Avery McKenna, BS

Research Assistant, Evidence Synthesis

Avery joined ICER as a Research Assistant in August of 2019. In her role, Avery uses her background in research methods and statistics to execute literature reviews and screen studies to inform evidence-based reviews.

Avery graduated from New York University in May of 2019 with a degree in Global Public Health and Applied Psychology and a minor in Environmental Studies. During her undergraduate studies, Avery worked as a research assistant at the NYU Child and Family Policy center where she conducted and published a qualitative research study in partnership with the Department of Education on knowledge dissemination within the education workforce to inform future policy. Previous to that, she worked as a Global Outreach Coordinator at The Good Country, a start-up non-profit that tackled pressing global issues through international policymaking with a focus on collaborative action.