- Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University;
M.A., Economics, Michigan State University;
B.A., Mathematics and Economics, Illinois Wesleyan University
Quentin Brummet is an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration and Policy at American University, where he teaches Public Managerial Economics. In addition, he is a Senior Research Economist at NORC at the University of Chicago and serves as a Research Associate with the Center for Administrative Data Analysis at the University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on educational and urban policy as well as the development of new statistical methods for both causal inference and survey methodology. This research has been published in peer-reviewed journals in economics, statistics, and education policy; and covered in media outlets such as The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and The Financial Times. Prior to coming to NORC, Brummet was Chief of the Survey and Economic Research Branch in the US Census Bureau's Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications, where he oversaw a research program focused on developing new methods for incorporating administrative records in federal surveys. In the past, he has served on the editorial board for Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and received an honorable mention for both the AEFP New Scholars Award and the Upjohn Institution Dissertation Award.