Amy Prevost received her doctorate from UW-Madison in 2012 in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Her current role at WCER is as a researcher on the STEM Transfer project, focusing on qualitative data analysis related to understanding pathways to upward transfer in STEM fields. Prior to that, she served as project manager for the Manufacturing Engineering Technologist and Technician Engineering (METTE) team. In addition to working with at WCER, Amy is a program director at the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (BTC Institute), a non-profit located on the Promega campus in Fitchburg, Wis., where she coordinates scientific programs for adult learners. Amy’s primary areas of interest in educational research include understanding educational pathways in STEM programs, improving student outcomes at the post-secondary and graduate levels – including access to careers, and trying to map elements of doctoral programs that contribute to students’ abilities to transfer knowledge.