Research Assistant Professor
Dr. William Delgado is a research assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His goal is to understand and address inequality in opportunities and to foster human potential. His current research studies teacher quality and human decision making, with a focus on parents. He is an affiliated faculty member with the Wheelock Educational Policy Center.
Dr. Delgado first joined BU as a senior postdoctoral associate. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago. Previously, he was an economic consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank, the Colombian Department of Health, among other organizations.
PhD, Public Policy, University of Chicago
MPP, Public Policy, University of Chicago
MA, Economics, Universidad de los Andes
BA, Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)
Economics of Education Policy
Using Big Data to Address Educational, Social, and Economic Inequality