Dylan Conger

Dylan Conger
Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration; Associate Director, Trachtenberg School
School of Media and Public Affairs
805 21st St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
[email protected]
Professor Conger's CV

Areas of Expertise

  • Education Policy
  • Social Policy
  • Youth Policy


Dylan Conger is Professor at the Trachtenberg School and research affiliate at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy and New York University’s Institute for Education and Social Policy.

Dr. Conger’s research focus on education policies and urban areas. She publishes in policy, education, and economics journals such as the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Journal of Public EconomicsEducational Evaluation and Policy AnalysisEconomics of Education Review, Education Finance and Policy, and the Journal of Urban Economics.

Dr. Conger is currently a Co-Editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management and on two advisory committees for the U.S. Department of Education. She serves on the Policy Council of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management and has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Education Finance and Policy. Before joining the faculty, Dr. Conger held research positions at the Vera Institute of Justice and Abt Associates, Inc. where she conducted evaluations of social and education programs.

Dr. Conger received her BA from the University of California at Berkeley, her MPP from the University of Michigan, and her PhD from New York University.


PhD, Public Policy, New York University
MPP, University of Michigan
BA, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Classes Taught

PPPA 6002  Research Methods and Applied Statistics
PPPA 6013  Econometrics for Policy Research I
PPPA 6006  Policy Analysis