Eric Felix is a doctoral degree candidate in the Urban Education Policy program at the University of Southern California. He is a research assistant working with Dr. Estela M. Bensimon at the Center for Urban Education. His research examines the role higher education policy in addressing educational inequities for students of color, particularly within community college. He recently co-authored a book chapter titled “California’s Student Equity Policy: An Unexploited Opportunity among Hispanic-Serving Community Colleges” examining the ways state policy is implemented to address and improve equity issues for Latinx students. Other research interests include community college finance and improving the transfer process for racially-minoritized students.