Kevin Carey

Vice President, Education Policy and Knowledge Management

Kevin Carey is the vice president for Education Policy and knowledge management at New America and directs the Education Policy program.

He writes regularly for The Upshot at the New York Times and has written feature articles for TIME, the Washington Post Magazine, WIRED, The New Republic, Highline, and other publications. He is a contributing writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education and edits the annual Washington Monthly college guide. His book, The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere, was published by Riverhead in 2015.

Prior to joining New America, Kevin worked as the policy director of Education Sector and as an analyst at the Education Trust and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He has also worked for the Indiana Senate Finance Committee and as Indiana’s assistant state budget director.

Kevin has a master's degree from the Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree from Binghamton University.