Director, Principal Investigator, CCRC
Thomas Bailey is the George and Abby O’Neill Professor of Economics and Education in the Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis at Teachers College, Columbia University. In 1996, Dr. Bailey established the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College. He has served as director of two other IES national centers—the National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR) and the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE). Dr. Bailey holds a PhD in labor economics from MIT. He serves as the director and principal investigator of CAPR.