Camila Morales serves as the Director of Research for the Texas Schools Project and University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Education Research Center. She was an Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at UTD and a Faculty Affiliate with the Georgia Policy Labs. During the 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years, she will join the Center for Education Efficacy, Excellence, and Equity (E4) at Northwestern University as a Visiting Fellow.
She studies the impact of immigration policies on the labor market outcomes of young adults, and the efficacy of school-level programs and peer interactions on the academic achievement of immigrants/refugees and English Learners.
Camila received a PhD in Economics from Georgia State University where she worked with the Metro Atlanta Policy Lab for Education.