Patrick J. McEwan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Wellesley College. He previously taught in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor McEwan's research focuses on the economics of education, applied econometrics, and education policy in Latin America. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2000 and his B.A. (summa cum laude) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1994.