Recent Talks & Presentations
"Dear Students: We Are Strong as a Community, Even When Distant." Medium, September 29, 2020.
Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, "Time to Finish Fixing the FAFSA," September 17, 2020. Written testimony.
“More Than Just a Place.” Orientation Welcome Ceremony 2020 prepared remarks, August 24, 2020.
"Can We Actually Reopen Schools Safely?" A Conversation with Ashish Jha, Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. Education Now Webinar Series, July 31, 2020.
“Education's Critical Role During an Uncertain Time” Commencement 2020 prepared remarks, May 28, 2020.
"Educators as First Responders." A Conversation with Geoffrey Canada, Ed.M.’75. HGSE Leadership Series, May 18, 2020.
"Insights from a Remote Learning Innovator" A Conversation with Paul LeBlanc, SNHU President. HGSE Leadership Series, April 17, 2020.
"What can COVID-19 teach us about strengthening education systems?" With Emiliana Vegas. Brookings Institution blog, April 9, 2020.
“FAFSA: Ask any college student. The federal student aid application is needlessly complex.” With Kim Cook, Kristin Hultquist, and Judith Scott-Clayton. USA Today, December 5, 2019.
AERA Centennial Lecture: “Supporting College Student Access and Success: Making Sure Hard Work Pays Off.” Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. (2017) Video available here. Description of the event here.
Panelist, NBC Education Nation, Special Live Town Hall broadcast nationally (hosted by Rehema Ellis). “To & Through: Beyond High School.” John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Boston, MA. (2017) Video available here.
Behavioral Science & Policy Association (BSPA) Annual Conference, “Addressing Challenges to Educational Opportunity with Behavioral Science” (2017)
Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making, “Simplification, Assistance, and Incentives: A Randomized Experiment to Increase College Savings.” (2017)<embed>
"Educating Educators." By John S. Rosenberg, Harvard Magazine, July 2019
"For those not here." Commencement 2019 prepared remarks, May 30, 2019.
"Four deans, and their journeys." Harvard Gazette, May 21, 2019.
"Straight Up Conversation: New Harvard Ed School Dean Bridget Terry Long." With Rick Hess, Education Week, June 27, 2018.
News Stories on the Harvard University website are chronicled here.
See Bridget Long's 2016 CSMGEP Profile for the American Economic Association (AEA), "Honing in on the Economics of Higher Education."<embed>