Senior Research and Policy Associate

David Griffith is a senior research and policy associate at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, where he helps manage a variety of projects in Fordham’s research pipeline. A native of Portland, Oregon, David holds a bachelor’s degree in politics and philosophy from Pomona College and a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University. Prior to joining Fordham, he worked as a staffer for Congressman Earl Blumenauer, a research assistant at Data Quality Campaign and Education Sector, and a high school social studies teacher in Washington, DC. In his spare time, David enjoys playing soccer and embarking on culinary adventures with his wife, Lindsey.