Daniel Kent

Research Analyst




B.A. in Music and Finance: College of William & Mary
M.S.Ed. in Higher Education: University of Pennsylvania


Daniel Kent joined RFA as a Research Analyst in 2018. Deeply committed to using data-driven knowledge to improve outcomes for traditionally underserved students, Daniel works with the quantitative research team to support RFA’s postsecondary policy projects. Previously, Daniel served as a Senior Admissions Counselor at Yale-NUS College, the first liberal arts college in Asia, where he managed international recruitment from Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. He has also conducted research on various postsecondary topics at PennAHEAD and served as a consultant for the World Bank. Daniel has a B.A. from the College of William & Mary, and he received his M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016.