PhD, 2017

Paul Rubin is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Utah where he teaches and conducts research.

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) named Paul Rubin as one of four scholars to be an AERA Congressional Fellow for 2017-18. He spent a year in Washington, D.C., working on the staff of a member of Congress or a congressional committee, and use his research expertise to inform policy.

While at Georgia, he served as project manager and lead graduate researcher on a W.T. Grant Foundation-funded project with IHE faculty members Erik Ness and James Hearn investigating the role of intermediary organizations in the research utilization process around state-level college completion policies. Rubin's research focuses on understanding the organizational conditions that influence the higher education policy process at the state and institutional level.

Rubin received his Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Georgia in 2017. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in communication and political science from Boston College and his Master of Science in Education in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to enrolling in the doctoral program at the Institute of Higher Education, Rubin was a research analyst for Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates - an executive search firm focusing on upper-level administrative searches in the education and nonprofit sectors - and previously worked in admissions and financial aid at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Arcadia University.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 10:02am

Three IHE graduates collaborated for a chapter in Wiley Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education (2020). 

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 3:26pm

An article by a team of IHE faculty, students, and an alumnus appears in Educational Policy OnlineFirst. Lindsey Hammond, Philip Adams, Paul G. Rubin (PhD 2017), and Erik C.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 11:15am

A new article by Paul Rubin (PhD 2017) and Erik Ness is available online from Higher Education Policy. The research appeared in the Online First site on July 8.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:04pm

Sixteen IHE students are participating in a total of 27 presentations, poster sessions and roundtables at the 2015 conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) in Denver this week.