Konrad is the Assistant Director of Research and Policy at IHEP. He is responsible for quantitative and qualitative research focused primarily on increasing college access, affordability, completion, and data transparency.
Prior to joining IHEP, he worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at Education Reform Now (ERN), where he focused extensively on expanding and improving upon the debt-free college promise movement. Before ERN, he worked as a Policy Analyst at Young Invincibles, where he published briefs and policy proposals focused on college access, affordability, workforce training, economic mobility, and the challenges facing underrepresented and non-traditional students.
Konrad holds a Ph.D. in American Politics and Public Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Furman University.