Social & Education Policy

Megan Ronnenberg

  • Predoctoral Research Fellow, Social and Education Policy Research Program


Megan is a predoctoral research fellow working with Dr. Aislinn Conrad and the Health Policy Research Program. Megan earned her MSW in 2018 and has a background working in child care and non-profit volunteer management. Her work with Dr. Conrad focuses primarily on social determinants of health and child maltreatment, although her future research will focus more specifically on early childhood care and education. 

Research Interests

  • Social and economic determinants of health and child maltreatment
  • Disparities in child care attainment and quality
  • Structural characteristics of early childhood care and education

Educational Background

  • 2022 PhD Candidate, UI School of Social Work
  • MSW, UI School of Social Work, 2018
  • BA, Communications, University of Iowa, 2011