Alvin Bradbury is a program associate in the International Higher Education and Strategic Projects program at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Prior to assuming this role, he served as a credentials analyst and institutional research associate at World Education Services (WES) in New York. Prior to WES, he served as a program officer for the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program at the Institute of International Education. Mr. Bradbury comes to the Foundation with over seven years of experience in the field of international higher education and has held temporary posts at the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, the British Consulate General-British Council in New York, and at The City College of New York where he was a program assistant in the Office for International Students. He also served as an education rights policy fellow with the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice in Accra, Ghana on a Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship.
Mr. Bradbury received his BA in political science and French and a master of international affairs from The City College of New York. He is currently pursuing a PhD in public and urban policy with specialization in higher education, social policy, and international development policy at The New School.