Grant H. Blume
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Blume’s work focuses on analyzing and evaluating state and institutional policies that shape postsecondary access for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. His research uses national data sets, statewide longitudinal data, and institutional data to analyze the role of policy in educational choice making. He is currently working with statewide longitudinal data from Washington State to analyze the extent that school-level counseling resources affect the postsecondary choices of students at high-poverty high schools. Blume, a former admissions counselor, has served on the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) government relations committee and as chairperson of the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) government relations committee.