Bradley Curs

  • Department Chair, Associate Professor, Higher Education Policy
  • Director, Missouri Statewide Cooperative EdD

Areas of Expertise

  • Education Policy
  • Economics of Education
  • College Access

Bio

Dr. Bradley R. Curs is Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at the University of Missouri. Dr. Curs joined ELPA in 2005 after receiving his PhD. from the Department of Economics at the University of Oregon.  His research uses tools from the discipline of economics to understand the effects of educational policy at both the student and institutional level. Specifically, his research focuses on issues of education access, equity, and success across three areas: the efficacy of financial aid programs, the behaviors of educational institutions, and pre-college readiness behaviors.  Dr. Curs serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, and the Review of Higher Education.