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Andrew Gillen is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Innovation in Education and an adjunct professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining TPPF, Andrew spent ten years at non-profit and philanthropic organizations researching and trying to improve higher education, including as a program officer for the Charles Koch Foundation and in research roles for American Institutes for Research, Education Sector, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. He also served on the U.S. Department of Education’s Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Andrew earned a BBA (Business) degree from Ohio University, and a Ph.D in economics from Florida State University.

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