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AVP, Institutional Analytics / Fellow, NYU Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy, Georgetown University

Drew Allen is the Associate Vice President of Institutional Data Analytics at Georgetown University and a Fellow at the NYU Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy. His research focuses primarily on the evaluation of higher education policies and organizational structures, with a particular emphasis on higher ed's connections to local and regional development, as well as the use of data/analytics in decision making by higher ed institutions. Allen holds a PhD in Higher and Post-secondary Education from NYU and an MA in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University.


  • 2015–present
    Fellow, Steinhardt Institute for Higher Ed Policy, New York University
  • 2020–present
    Associate Vice President, Institutional Data Analytics, Georgetown University
  • 2017–2019
    Executive Director, IDEAS, 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


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


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