Jorge Encinas is a Ph.D. student in education policy and program evaluation at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research is concentrated on the economics of higher education. He studies policies related to college financing, increasing college access and success, and improving the transition between postsecondary training and career. As an afflliated researcher with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Project on Workforce, he is engaged in projects studying the education to career industry. Finally, he is interested in studying how immigration policy interacts with educational and labor market outcomes in the United States. Before Harvard, he worked with the Tennessee Department of Education, helping to align high school and community college courses and curriculum. He also worked at Vanderbilt Univeristy, where he assisted in research related to college remediation and the effect of immigration laws on the educational attainment of undocumented students. He holds a B.A. in economics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Public Policy degree from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody School of Education and Human Development.