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Jeff Strohl
Director of Research

Higher Ed

  • Civil rights
  • Data and statistics
  • Value of college

Jeff Strohl is director of research at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, where he leads the Center’s research investigating the supply and demand of education and how education enhances career opportunities for today’s workforce. Strohl also focuses on how to quantify skills and better understand competencies given the evolving nature of the U.S. workplace. Previously, Strohl was a senior analyst and project director at Westat Inc. He helped design and direct several projects that investigated socioeconomic diversity in American education and sought to affect postsecondary admissions policies. Strohl also helped design a model that predicts occupational risks to offshoring as a function of workplace competencies. At Westat, Strohl used economic modeling to evaluate the Federal GEAR UP program, the Federal Youth Opportunity Grant Initiative, the Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance programs, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s programs. Strohl received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his master’s and doctorate in economics from American University.