Thomas Coen
International Consultant

Thomas is an analyst at Mathematica Policy Research where he focuses on conducting education research in developing countries and the United States. He worked with Teach For All to develop the organization’s research and evaluation guide; evaluated the teaching effectiveness of the largest charter school network in the United States, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP); conducted research on teacher observation instruments; and evaluated learning and behavioral outcomes of a scholarship program supporting secondary students in several African countries.Thomas is also a certified reviewer for the What Works Clearinghouse where he assessed the rigor of research on different educational programs, products, practices, and policies for the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. Thomas holds an M.P.A from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a B.A. in Economics and Government from Wesleyan University.