As a research assistant on numerous projects, Rachel has conducted postsecondary education research on issues related to access, student experience and university pedagogy. Her research interests include student well-being, equity in education and student pathways. Rachel holds an MA in educational leadership and policy from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Her master’s thesis focused on student voice and supporting the well-being of secondary school students in Ontario. Rachel also holds an honours BA in both political science and French language and literature from the University of Toronto.