Ryanne DeSpain is a Research Specialist Lead at the Institute of Public Policy in the Truman School of Public Affairs. Her interests include program evaluation, measurement, and qualitative and quantitative approaches to analyzing educational issues.
Ryanne received her M.P.P. in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University in 2021. Previously, she worked as a 4th grade teacher after earning her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri in 2016.