Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Brent was a doctoral student in Higher Education at Stanford University and an IES Pre-doctoral Fellow. He received a BA from the University of Virginia in Physics and American Government, an MEd in Higher Education from Harvard University, and an MA in Economics from Stanford University. Brent's professional experience includes teaching at Haileybury College in England, working in undergraduate admissions at the University of Virginia, and conducting research and policy analysis on federal financial aid in Washington DC for the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Working in collaboration with Eric Bettinger, his research interests focus on higher education access and persistence.