Brennan Mange is a Ph.D. candidate interested in the factors that shape college student success, and the ways that policy affects student outcomes. Brennan is a skilled quantitative researcher, experienced with experimental and quasi-experimental methods. Brennan enjoys all types of research, but he is especially excited by projects where researchers work alongside practitioners to support student success and well-being. Brennan has worked on multiple student success randomized controlled trials across the UNC System, which has grown his appreciation for thoughtful partnership research.
Prior to studying at Chapel Hill, Brennan worked as an Associate Research Economist at RTI International, where he conducted health preference research, using a variety of preference elicitation survey methodologies. Brennan earned his B.A. from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, where he studied economics and political science.