Joyce Kasing Tagal

Research Associate
B.A. Political Science, Yale
M.A. Education (Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies), Stanford
M.A. Public Policy, Stanford
Joyce Kasing Tagal

Joyce Tagal (she/hers) is a researcher at the Bill Lane Center focusing on policing reforms in American cities. Joyce has worked extensively in education and development policy. Joyce began her career at the Prime Minister’s Department in Malaysia, where she worked on K-12 education policy with a focus on expanding access to early childhood education. After that, she worked at Teach For Malaysia (the Malaysian arm of the global Teach For All network) and later McKinsey & Company as a consultant in the Public Policy practice, focusing on economic and industry development. 

She has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale and double Masters degrees in Education (Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies) and Public Policy from Stanford. Joyce has been a Teaching Assistant for Bruce Cain and Lanhee Chen’s classes on American politics, including “Political Campaigns” and “Political Analysis for Policymakers”, and part of the Stanford Data Lab, where she leads an ongoing volunteer project to collate critical resources for the Bay Area during COVID-19 closures.