Roland Tusz

Roland Tusz is a DPhil student at the Department of Social Policy. His research is funded by the Barnett House-Nuffield College Joint Scholarship and focuses on the ways in which education and post-secondary institutions affect intergenerational social mobility.

Prior to joining the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, 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 Economic Department’s country studies of Mexico, Costa Rica, Lithuania, and India. Previous experiences include roles as a trade intern at the Embassy of Canada to Spain, as a research assistant at the Centre for the Study of Living Standards in Ottawa, and as an intern 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 Sciences in International Development from the University of Ottawa.

Key areas of research focus:

  • Intergenerational Mobility
  • University Institutions
  • Education Policy