Leslie Finger is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Government at Harvard University.  Her research focuses on education politics in the U.S. and Latin America. She is a Research Fellow of the Harvard Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) and is a Graduate Student Affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS). She also works with Professor Dustin Tingley as the Project Manager of ABLConnect, an online active learning resource database for college instructors run out of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. She is passionate about both research and teaching, acting as a section instructor, a thesis advisor, and a resident tutor at the Dudley Coop.