Colin Hill
Technical Research Assistant, Postsecondary Education

Hill works in MDRC’s Postsecondary Education Policy area, with a focus on improving access, achievement, and completion rates for community college students with low incomes. Recent projects include Encouraging Additional Summer Enrollment (EASE), CUNY Start, Men of Color College Achievement (MoCCA), and Scaling up College Completion Efforts for Student Success (SUCCESS). Additionally, Colin is involved with The Higher Education Randomized Control Trial (THE-RCT), which provides resources and tools for professionals in the field to improve postsecondary education research, including a restricted access file containing individual-level data on over 65,000 students from more than 30 RCTs. Prior to joining MDRC in 2019, Colin worked in curriculum development and research at the Oceans of Data Institute, a workgroup at the global nonprofit Education Development Center dedicated to transforming education through data literacy. He graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and data science and education studies.