Nicolás is a Ph.D. student at HGSE in the Education Policy and Program Evaluation concentration. Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Nicolás has participated in a wide range of educational projects across Latin America and the Caribbean. Before his doctoral studies, he worked for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and for Fe y Alegría. In his research, he focuses on answering questions about the determinants of improved civic education outcomes at the policy, organizational, and curricular levels. At the DKP Nicolás works supporting the design and validation of the project’s assessment and measurement toolkit. Nicolás holds a B.A and Master’s in political science from Universidad de los Andes, and an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from HGSE.