Evan Bennett is a Research Associate at the Annenberg Institute’s National Student Support Accelerator program. His research interests include the use of applied microeconometric methods to answer questions surrounding the impact of financial aid, access to advanced technology and infrastructure, and high-impact tutoring on student success. He holds an MSc in Economics (Econometrics) from the University of Edinburgh and a Dual Degree in Economics (BA), Mathematics (BS) and Musical Cultures of the Gulf South (Coordinate Major) from Tulane University. He has been a private/community tutor for over five years and has conducted research on the impacts of COVID-19 related school closures and hybrid/distanced learning on educational outcomes throughout the United States. Previously, he was a Research Intern at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Division for Sustainable Development Goals.