Jeff Edelstein

Research Data Coordinator

BS, Management Information Systems, BA, Music, Florida State University; MA, Higher Education Administration, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Jeff Edelstein (He/They) is a fourth-year PhD student in the Higher Education program at UMass Amherst who has been researching the experiences of disabled students in higher education for over 7 years. At the ICI, Jeff works with the State Systems team to research the impact of state policies and practices on employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has presented research at the annual conferences for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, the International Society for Autism Research, and the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. They co-founded and previously worked for the College Autism Network.