Corey DeAngelis

Corey DeAngelisCorey A. DeAngelis
212 Graduate Education Building
College of Education and Health Professions
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Corey A. DeAngelis is a Policy Analyst at the Cato Center for Educational Freedom. He is also a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow and Ph.D. student in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and a Policy Advisor for the Heartland Institute.

His research focuses on the effects of educational choice programs on student achievement and non-academic outcomes such as criminal activity, political and economic freedom, schooling supply, and fiscal impacts. Corey has published several studies on educational choice programs with organizations such as the School Choice Demonstration Project, Texas Public Policy Foundation, and the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of School Choice, and has been cited by the Wall Street Journal. His work is also featured at the Foundation for Economic Choice, EdChoice, and Education Next. 

He additionally holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.


  • University of Arkansas - Ph.D. in Education Reform - (Anticipated 2019)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio - M.A. in Economics
  • University of Texas at San Antonio - B.B.A. in Economics

Research Interests:

  • Academic and non-academic outcomes of school choice programs
  • Private schools

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