Shanette Porter is a Research Scientist at the UChicago Consortium. Her current research focuses on the impact of policy change on school approaches and outcomes, as well as the role of social, emotional, and motivational factors in predicting student outcomes. Prior to joining the UChicago Consortium, Porter completed a postdoctoral fellowship, jointly appointed at Northwestern University's Institute for Policy Research and the Department of Psychology. Her fellowship work focused on the cognitive-behavioral dynamics of intergroup interactions. Porter received her PhD in social and personality psychology from Cornell University, her MA in industrial-organizational psychology from Michigan State University, and her BA in psychology from Yale University.