Gracie Lynne is a Financial Security Program Research Intern at the Aspen Institute and recently graduated with her Master’s Degree in Comparative Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh. Her dissertation focused on financial regulatory policy design through a case study on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Prior to her Master’s program overseas, she worked as a Research Associate at Raines International in New York City, an intern for the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy in North Carolina, and a Public Affairs intern at Vox Global in Washington, D.C. Gracie supports the research, writing and events functions of the Financial Security team, and works on policy issues pertaining to income volatility, retirement savings and financial technology. She graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies and English.