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James Dean Ward | Research Assistant for Dr. William Tierney in the Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California

Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2014, James Dean Ward has served as a Research Assistant for Dr. William Tierney at Pullias Center for Higher Education in the University of Southern California. Before joining USC, Ward held the positions of Associate Content Director and then Content Director of Higher Education Practice at Hanover Research. This followed similar roles including Research Analyst at NACUBO, Data and Reporting Coordinator at Harvard University and a Consultant for Higher Education Practice at ASR Analytics. Ward has also Co-authored several articles in some well-known publications like American Behavioral Scientist, Review of Higher Education and Forbes Magazine.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Ward earned his A.B. in Economics and History from Cornell University and is a PhD Candidate at USC Rossier.

You can connect with Ward through LinkedIn and on Twitter @jamesdeanward.