Keiley Gaston

Graduate Research Assistant

Keiley Gaston is a graduate of the Master of Public Policy program at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy (May 2019). She graduated from Duke University in 2018 with a degree in economics and public policy.  An internship in Detroit, MI, sparked her interest in corporate social responsibility and urban revitalization. She combined her interests in food security, local government, and economic development to research equity in access to capital for minority food entrepreneurs in Durham for her Master’s Project. She will be starting as a Research Analyst at HR&A Advisors in June 2019, working on economic development strategies and urban innovation. Keiley is passionate about social impact and enjoys competing on the Duke Club Running team, exploring local coffee shops, and traveling to new cities.