Robert Kelchen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Higher Education
Department of Education Leadership Management and Policy

Robert Kelchen's research interests include higher education finance, accountability policies, and student financial aid. Kelchen is the author of Higher Education Accountability (Johns Hopkins University Press) and has recent articles published in Economics of Education Review, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and The Journal of Higher Education. Kelchen regularly teaches courses on the organization and governance of higher education, higher education finance, how to write a dissertation proposal, and institutional research and planning. He is frequently quoted in national and international media outlets and has been recognized as one of the most influential faculty members on social media by Education Week and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He recently was awarded the Robert Huff Golden Quill Award by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators for his research and public outreach on college affordability.

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