Gregory Wolniak is an Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Georgia. He conducts research on the socioeconomic effects of college. He is particularly interested in understanding how college students’ socioeconomic trajectories are affected by their experiences in college, their educational choices, their institutional environments, and the degree to which learning and developmental gains made during college translate to post-college outcomes. He has published extensively on the career and economic influences of the college experience and has been featured in recent articles appearing in The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Conversation, Inside Higher Education and MarketWatch. In addition, Wolniak is co-author on the 3rd volume of How College Affects Students: 21st Century Evidence that Higher Education Works (2016, Wiley/Jossey-Bass). Wolniak has also been principal investigator on numerous externally funded projects, most recently receiving grants from the Gates Foundation, Spencer Foundation, the Prisoner Reentry Institute, and the Horatio Alger Association. In addition, he is an affiliated researcher with the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium and serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Higher Education and on the editorial board of Teachers College Record. His most recent publications have appeared in AERA Open, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, and Review of Higher Education. Prior to arriving at the University of Georgia, Wolniak was founding director of the Center for Research on Higher Education Outcomes and Clinical Associate Professor of Higher Education at New York University. Previously, he served as senior research scientist with NORC at the University of Chicago and received his doctorate in 2004 from the University of Iowa.