About Melissa

Melissa Arnold Lyon (Mimi) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Annenberg Institute at Brown University. She is also a Senior Research Scientist at the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) at Teachers College, Columbia University. Currently, she lives in Providence, RI with her husband and son.

Melissa holds a PhD in Education Policy and Social Analysis from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in Political Science from Rice University.

Prior to graduate school Melissa taught middle school and was an instructional coach in Houston, Texas.