Jason D. Delisle
Senior Policy Fellow
Center on Education Data and Policy

Jason Delisle is a senior policy fellow in the Center on Education Data and Policy at the Urban Institute.

His work focuses on higher education finance and regulation. Delisle has published papers and articles on student debt, college enrollment, the for-profit higher education sector, and international higher education. He has testified before Congress and as an expert witness in federal court. He also served as an advisor to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Delisle’s work has been featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, NPR, PBS NewsHour, the Washington Post, and National Review.

Delisle started his career on Capitol Hill, first in the office of former US Representative Thomas Petri (R-WI), then as an analyst for the US Senate Committee on the Budget. He has also been a project director at New America. Before joining Urban, he was a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. 

Delisle holds a BA in government from Lawrence University and an MPP from The George Washington University.

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