Executive Director, Initiative for Data Exploration and Analytics for Higher Ed, Princeton University

Drew Allen is the Executive Director of Initiative for Data Exploration and Analytics (IDEAS) for Higher Education at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. At Princeton, Allen leads collaborations between scholars and university administrators to advance research and data analytics projects that simultaneously benefit administrative decision-making and operations as well as the larger higher education research and policy community. His research focuses primarily on the evaluation of higher education policies and organizational structures, with a particular focus on workforce outcomes. Prior to the launch of IDEAS, he was the Associate Dean for Data Analysis and Operations at Princeton and founding Director of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Program Support at the City University of New York (CUNY).

Experience

  • –present
    Executive Director, Initiative for Data Exploration and Analytics for Higher Ed, Princeton University
  • 2015–2017
    Associate Dean for Data Analysis and Operations, Princeton University
  • 2008–2015
    Founding Director, Office of Research, Evaluation and Program Support, City University of New York

Education

  • 2015 
    New York University, PhD Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • 2006 
    Columbia University, MA Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Publications

  • 2018
    Exploring the Effects of Tuition Increases on Racial/Ethnic Diversity at Public Colleges and Universities, Research in Higher Education