CREO Graduate Student
Patrick Graff is a first-year graduate student in Sociology/CREO. He is a Burns Fellow with the Program for Interdisciplinary Research. Patrick graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2011 with a BA in Philosophy and Chinese. He then continued to earn his M.Ed. through the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Teaching Fellows Program, while concurrently teaching third grade in Tampa, FL. Before beginning graduate school, Patrick worked as an Associate Director of the ACE Teaching Fellows Program. His research interests includes methods to recruit, support, and retain teachers in K-8 school contexts, with a focus on the transition of basic research to public policy.