Roderick Taylor is a Research Assistant with the Center’s Federal Fiscal Policy division. Prior to joining the Center, Taylor worked for the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, a think tank that advocates for equality of access, opportunity, and choice for populations of color through policy research. In addition, Taylor worked as a legislative aide for a Texas House Representative who served on the Higher Education and Transportation committees. Taylor is a Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow. He holds a B.A. in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.