Research interests: Social mobility, educational inequalities, tertiary education policy
Roland Tusz is a DPhil student and Barnett House-Nuffield Scholar at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention. His research focuses on the ways in which education and post-secondary institutions affect intergenerational social mobility.
Prior to joining the Nuffield College, Roland was a statistician at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, where he managed an education finance statistics database and provided data and statistical support for the Economics Department’s country studies of Mexico, Costa Rica, Lithuania, and India. Previous experiences include work as a research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Living Standards in Ottawa and internships at the Embassy of Canada to Spain, at Aurora Vivar, an education and labour rights NGO in Lima, and at UNESCO’s International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP).
Roland holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Social Science in International Development from the University of Ottawa.