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Konrad Mugglestone, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Research and Policy

Konrad Mugglestone, Ph.D. is an Assistant Director of Research and Policy at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). In this role, he manages and supports the production of research focused primarily on increasing college access, affordability, completion, and data transparency. Before joining IHEP, Konrad worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at Education Reform Now, and as a Policy Analyst at Young Invincibles, publishing briefs and policy proposals focused on college access, affordability, workforce training, economic mobility, and the challenges facing underrepresented and non-traditional students.

Konrad received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park in American politics and public policy. He also holds a master’s degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland, as well as a B.A. in political science from Furman University.

A child of educators, Konrad is a long-time believer in the power of higher education to improve lives through expanded economic opportunity and better workforce outcomes.