Dr. Drew Allen is the Executive Director of the Data Driven Social Science Initiative (DDSSI) at Princeton University. His research focuses primarily on the evaluation of higher education policies and organizational structures, with a particular emphasis on workforce outcomes and higher ed's connections to local and regional development. Prior to the launch of DDSSI, he helped build an internal analytics consulting group at Princeton, IDEAS for Higher Ed, and served as the Associate Dean for Data Analysis and Operations. Allen holds a PhD in Higher and Postsecondary Education from NYU and an MA in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University.