- Ph.D. in Economics and Education (in-progress), Columbia University
M.A. in Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
M.A. in Administrative and Policy Studies, University of Pittsburgh
B.A. in Liberal Arts, Soka University of America
Atsuko Muroga is a doctoral student in the Economics and Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education. Prior to her doctoral program, she worked for the World Bank where she was involved in various research and investment projects related to youth and education in Cambodia, Mongolia, Morocco, Iraq, Tunisia, and Vietnam. Her recent research interests include early childhood education, child development, early reading education, wraparound services, and university-school-community partnerships. She holds an MA in Economics and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, an MA in Educational Administrative and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in Liberal Arts from Soka University of America.