Jeffrey Fletcher conducts both quantitative and qualitative research on a variety of topics, including the economic returns to higher education, transfer effectiveness, and the adoption of new technologies in higher education to support student success.
Fletcher is a doctoral student in economics and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a BA in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia.
Originally from rural Georgia, Fletcher is motivated to understand and alleviate the many barriers to higher education attainment. Fletcher is a former middle and high school teacher, youth mentor, and college access team leader. Most recently, he was an Education Pioneers Fellow in Washington, DC. His research interests include student choice, higher education policy, and emerging technologies.