Department of Education

Laura Brace Rochford

DPhil Student

College Affiliation: St Edmund Hall

Laura Brace Rochford is a DPhil candidate in Education funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

Her research to date has focused on elite secondary schooling in London and Oxford. Her doctoral study explores how a school, its students, and its parents collectively navigate the university applications process.

Laura holds a BA in Anthropology from Georgetown University and an MSc in Comparative and International Education from the University of Oxford, where she was a Routledge Scholar. Prior to coming to Oxford, she worked in an educational consultancy based in New York that advised globally mobile families on school selection and admissions.

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