Miranda Peterson is an IWPR Research Assistant. Miranda focuses on workforce development and the future of work, employment earnings, and job quality. Miranda also works on issues such as income security and economic mobility for women. Prior to IWPR, Miranda attended Georgia Southern University, where she received a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy and a minor in Arabic. She specializes in women’s rights research and is especially passionate about economic security for women. She served as a Political Science Research Assistant for Georgia Southern University for a year before she graduated in 2022. Outside of work, Miranda enjoys spending time with animals (especially cats), reading, and being with friends.