Jay P. Greene, Ph.D.

Jay P. Greene, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Education Policy

Areas of Expertise

  • Education

Jay P. Greene is a senior research fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Education Policy.

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Jay Greene is a senior research fellow in the Center for Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation. The focus of his current research examines the effects of education on character formation and civic values.

His past research has covered a diverse set of topics, from randomized controlled trials of private school choice programs to the effects of student field trips to art museums and the theater. His most recent book is a co-edited volume, Religious Liberty and Education: A Case Study of Yeshivas vs. New York.

Prior to Heritage, Greene was at the University of Arkansas, where he served as Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Education Reform, which he founded and led for 16 years. Greene received his B.A. in history from Tufts University and earned his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University.