Meghan Condon is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Service at DePaul University. Her research examines how childhood disadvantage and inequality affect democratic engagement and how public policy can improve the lives of American children. Condon's other interests include experimental methods, program evaluation, voter turnout and the effect of income inequality on adult political attitudes. Condon's work appears in Political Behavior; Political Psychology; Social Science Quarterly; Social Indicators Research; and Politics, Groups and Identities and has been supported by the National Science Foundation Time Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences program and the Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences. She is the winner of the American Political Science Association Prize for Best Dissertation in Experimental Research and was recently recognized as an Emerging Education Policy Scholar by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. Before joining the School of Public Service, Condon was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at Loyola University Chicago. Condon holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2012). Prior to her academic career, she taught middle and high school in rural Louisiana and managed new teachers in Chicago through Teach for America.