MSc Comparative Social Policy
Anea B. Moore, originally from Philadelphia, US, graduated with honours from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Urban-Studies. After both of her parents passed away in 2015, Anea became committed to improving the lives of low-income families before they experienced tragedy like her own family. Over her time in undergrad, Anea held a variety of important roles in Philadelphia public schools, for Philadelphia City Council members, and at her university. She helped to found her university’s first-generation, low-income (FGLI) student program which provides resources to 1,000+ students. Anea also assisted in providing music instruction and family engagement programming at a local school.
She will be pursuing the MSc in Comparative Social Policy during her first year at Oxford. Her research will focusing on economic development in low-income, predominantly black neighbourhoods and efficient upward mobility strategies for black families. In her free time, Anea loves to cook, read, and watch TV shows.