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Drew Allen

Senior Lecturer on Education

Drew Allen

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Drew Allen is a senior lecturer on education and associate provost for institutional research in the Provost's Office at Harvard University. Prior to joining Harvard, Allen served as associate vice president of institutional data analytics at Georgetown University where he led the Office of Assessment and Decision Support. He also taught and conducted research in higher education policy at NYU Steinhardt in his seven years as a fellow. 

Prior to his work at Georgetown and NYU, Allen was the executive director of the Initiative for Data-Driven Social Science at Princeton University where he helped to launch a consulting group for internal analytics, IDEAS for Higher Ed. In a previous role at the City University of New York (CUNY), Allen established an office devoted to integrated research, access to education, program evaluation, and academic support.

Allen’s research on higher education policy has appeared in several publications, including Research in Higher Education and New Directions for Higher Education. He earned his Ph.D. in higher and postsecondary education at New York University and an M.A. in quantitative methods in the social sciences from Columbia University.

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