Doug Comes

Doug Comes was a Summer 2017 intern in the Education Policy program at New America. Previously, Comes worked in nonprofit youth development and as an advisor in TRIO Upward Bound in Minneapolis-St. Paul. He is currently pursuing a master’s in international education policy at Vanderbilt University and holds bachelor's degrees in social science/history teaching and psychology from Winona State University.

All Work

Improving Transfer in the Age of Free 2-Year College

As many of the first TN Promise recipients look to transfer to a 4-year school, has TN done enough to make their transfers successful?

Mentoring Requirements Set Out to Improve Free College Outcomes

Mentoring programs are common pieces of the free college puzzle, but we’re waiting on evidence to show which models are worthwhile—if any