People

Aliyah Mcilwain

PhD Student

Aliyah McIlwain, native to Southfield, Michigan, joined the Political Science Doctoral Program in the fall of 2018 as a University Enrichment Fellow. Before joining the department Aliyah graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lincoln University receiving a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science. Aliyah’s research interests involve studying educational disparities and inequalities using education policy documents and text-as-data. Her research interests are at the intersection of public policy and data science.