UNC graduate Francinia McKeithan has been selected to serve as a 2011 State Policy Fellow along with four other top graduates from around the country.
The five fellows will work as research and policy analysts at independent think tanks across the country in the program’s second year.
The highly competitive State Policy Fellowship Program aims to analyze the impact of budget and policy choices on low-income people.
The program has received more than 600 applicants in its first two years.
McKeithan graduated from UNC with master’s degrees in public administration and social work in spring 2011. She also completed her undergraduate education at UNC.