Ellie Bruecker

Position title: Research Affiliate - SSTAR Lab

Phone: 608.262.3060

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Committed to bridging the gap between research and policy change, Ellie has expertise in financial aid policy, state and federal regulation of higher education, and applied policy analysis. Ellie holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and she has co-authored publications for The Institute for College Access & Success, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, and the 2021 edition of New Directions for Community Colleges. She works full-time as a Senior Research Associate at the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation, where she has authored reports on public transit access for college students and criminal activity in state-authorized postsecondary institutions.