Dr. Bridget Terry Long, Ph.D. is Dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who studies educational opportunity with a particular focus on college access and success, including the role of affordability, academic preparation, and information. Long is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a member of the National Academy of Education, and an affiliate of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Long served as Chair of National Board for Education Sciences, the advisory panel of the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education, and has also testified multiple times before Federal Congressional Committees and state government bodies. Long earned her Ph.D. and M.A. from the Harvard University Department of Economics and her A.B. from Princeton University in Economics with a Certificate in Afro-American Studies.