Andrew Hanson

Senior Director of Research

Strada Education Foundation

Andrew R. Hanson serves as senior director of research at Strada Education Network. He has a more than a decade of experience as a researcher focused on the intersection between postsecondary education and the labor market.

Hanson previously served as a senior research fellow at Strada Institute for the Future of Work and a senior research analyst at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. His previous research has focused on the outcomes of workforce credentials and pathways, worker and student experiences navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, talent-driven economic and workforce development, the future of the liberal arts, innovative training programs for working adults, and career pathways with promising futures. His research has been featured in major media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, NPR, and PBS Newshour.

His most recent paper is Success Beyond Completion: How Can We Best Measure Student Outcomes? Hanson was the first in his family to attend and graduate from college. He has an academic background in economics, education, and philosophy, and is an alumnus of Teach For America, Madison Area Technical College, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Missouri, and Georgetown University.

More from Andrew Hanson