Our Team

We are tremendously grateful to the numerous researchers, design and communications teams, software engineers, and web developers who built this project and continue to support it at a rapid pace while working remotely. We are indebted to Dr. Chris Marsicano and the entire C2i team, whose partnership made this project possible.

Nat Malkus
Founding Director
Resident Scholar; Deputy Director of Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Chris Marsicano
C2i Director
Assistant Professor of Educational Studies and Public Policy

Jessica Schurz
Project Manager
Research Assistant, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Alexander Audet
Data Scientist
Data Analyst, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Dale Wahl
Data Engineer and Consulting Developer
Data Engineer, Freelance

Rylie Martin
Assistant Director, C2i

This project would not exist without the tireless efforts of those who provided outstanding research assistance in gathering and processing data.

From AEI: Nicole Cennamo, Irvin Claudio, Kayla Bartsch, Zach Dickman, Joshua Gonzalez, Megan Litz, RJ Martin, Brian O’Sullivan, Diana Oxner, Madelyn Plating, Kawit Promrat, Matt Rice, Peyton Roth, Olivia Shaw, Hayley Sanon, Tracey Schirra, Anubha Tyagi, Hannah Warren

From C2i: Patricia Abely, Jane Berick, Ann F. Bernhardt, Zoe Bock, Blake Botelho, Daniel Brennan, Garnet Brown, Madeline Buitendorp, Sam Cascio, Meghan Corso, Carson Crochet, Tommy Crommie, Adam Cummings, Marina Davey, Chloe DeBeus, Darlene Diaz, Valeria Donoso, Gray Eisler, Sophie Eldridge, Chinara Embden, Sohan Gade, Grace Gardella, Andrew Gardner, Anne-Katrine Glittenberg, Sanjam Gujral, Richard Hu, Aalim Khaderi, Emily Lara, Macy Lawton, Amanda Lee, John Leiner, Anna Lewis, Mingyang Li, Eleanor Lilly, Sky Luo, Alex Marsicovetere, Victoria Marsicovetere, Addie McDonough, Tyler McLaren, Rachel McLean, Skylar McVicar, Samuel Modlin, Alexis Moore, Tej Munshi, Erika Nagahashi, Ilina Navani, Alex Nikolaidis Konstas, Grace Olson, Stine Ornes, Danny Oukolov, Akua Owuwu, Samuel Owusu, Emily Paton, Claire Pearce, Max Pearson, Gretchen Pearson, Ellie Pennybacker, Gracie Petty, Danya Rangachar, Emily Rankin, Anne Ridenhour, Jamie Rose Montagne, Emily Rounds, Juliet Santo, Grace Smith, Rachel Thomas, Jess Villiger, Caroline Wachino, Alona Webb-Newton, Caitlin Welch, Helen Zhang