School of Education l Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
Hometown: Elkhart, IN
Nicholas Hillman is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Hillman’s research examines how finance, policy, and geography shape educational opportunities in the United States. He also directs the Student Success Through Applied Research Lab. Which is a research-practice partnership with the University of Wisconsin’s Division of Enrollment Management and Office of Student Financial Aid. Dr. Hillman is a faculty affiliate with the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty and the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
How do students pay for college today? This talk explores recent trends in student debt – who borrows, how much, and what are the consequences of financing college on credit?