Peter Granville is a senior policy associate at The Century Foundation, studying federal and state policy efforts to improve college access and affordability. His research promotes equity in the design and operations of financial aid programs as well as financial security for student loan borrowers. His work has also shaped state policy to increase low-income students’ take-up of federal benefits through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Prior to joining TCF, Peter published research on state higher education finance at the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and he mentored students as an academic coach at Haverford College. He holds a B.A. in mathematics and English from Kenyon College and an M.S.Ed. in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Peter’s research and quotations have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, NPR,  Marketplace, Forbes, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, Newsweek, and moreHis bylines have appeared in The Hill, The 74 MillionEdSource, and others.