Teachers College, Columbia University

Reggie Gilliard, Senior Research Assistant and PEAR Fellow

Reggie Gilliard is a PhD candidate in Teachers College’s Economics and Education program and a senior research assistant at CCRC, where his work focuses on dual enrollment. His additional research interests include alternative school models and program evaluation.

Prior to accepting the PEAR fellowship, Gilliard was a research analyst at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. While there, he worked closely with New York City’s community-based organizations and the NYC Department of Education. Gilliard taught for two years before joining the Research Alliance.

Gilliard holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MSEd in education policy, both from the University of Pennsylvania.