Fred Galloway

Fred Galloway
Phone: (619) 260-7435
Fax: (619) 849-8195
Office: Mother Rosalie Hill Hall 275H


  • EdD, Harvard University, Administration, Planning, and Social Policy
  • MA, University of California, San Diego, Economics
  • BA, University of California, San Diego, Economics

Fred Galloway’s research interests are higher education policy, the economics of education, and econometrics.  He teaches graduate courses in several related areas: quantitative research methods; advanced quantitative research methods; the policymaking process; higher education policy, the economics of education, evaluation theory and practice; survey research methods; and the dissertation seminar. In addition to his work as a faculty member, Dr. Galloway has also served as Associate Dean and Director of Strategic Programs in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Before joining the university faculty full time in 1999, Dr. Galloway taught part-time in the School of Business at USD beginning in the mid-late 1980s.  His experience includes, among other things, direction of a federal policy analysis at the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C., Project Director for the National Postsecondary Direct Loan Evaluation at Macro International, and testifier before the US House of Representatives. 

Scholarly Work

Select Recent Publications:

     Galloway, F. (In press). The policy history of student loans in the United States. In P. Quirk and W. Cunion (Eds.), Governing America: Major policies and decisions of federal, state, and local government. Facts on File Publishing.


     Galloway, F. (In press). The importance of business and economic models in understanding the historical provision of student aid. In J. Knapp and D. Siegal (Eds.), The Business of Higher Education. Praegar Publishing.


     Galloway, F., and Shea, M. (In press). Does your organization welcome participants with disabilities?: A new assessment tool. Afterschool Matters.


     Jenkins, J., and Galloway, F. (2009). The adjustment problems faced by international students and overseas Chinese students studying in Taiwan universities: A comparison of student and faculty/staff perceptions. Asia Pacific Education Review, 10(2).


     Kemerer, F., Galloway, F., and Hubbard, L. (2009). San Diego Unified School District Profile Study. University of San Diego: Center for Educational Policy and Law.