Erick Montenegro

Associate Director

Department: Pell Institute Staff

Erick Montenegro is the Associate Director at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. His research interests include equity-minded and culturally responsive assessment and evaluation practices in higher education, education policy, equitable pathways to careers, and access to higher education for low-income, first-generation, marginalized, and underrepresented populations. In 2017, Erick helped launch the national conversation on equity-minded assessment and is a leading voice in this movement. He also previously served on the board of directors for the Quality Assurance Commons for Higher and Postsecondary Education. Erick is a three-time alumnus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earning a B.S. in Business Administration along with an Ed.M. and a Ph.D. both in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership.

Contact Erick

You reach Erick by phone at (202) 347-7430, ext. 208