Andrew Koricich is an assistant professor of higher education. He joins the College of Education from The Pennsylvania State University, where he received his Ph.D. in Higher Education in 2012. Dr. Koricich’s research agenda focuses on college access and success for disadvantaged rural populations with the intent of informing effective education policies at all levels. He uses quantitative techniques to examine ways in which postsecondary educational outcomes are impacted by rurality, particularly local industry and economic conditions. Dr. Koricich has additional research interests related to dual enrollment programs and higher education policy.