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Dr. Baschnagel is an economist and mathematician with extensive training in economic modeling, data analysis, and econometric methods. Research interests include economics of higher education, pre-K, healthcare, military readiness, socioeconomic status indexes, immigration, travel, and trade. He received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland and B.A.s in Economics and Mathematics, with honors, from Williams College. While at Williams College, he was a Class of 1957 Scholar and won the Mead Prize in Economics. He was also a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship in 2005. Dr. Baschnagel’s Economics dissertation was on “The Price Sensitivity of Demand for Higher Education Among Non-Traditional Students.”

Charles is currently employed as a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton and teaches health economics as a Professorial Lecturer at the Milken Institute School of Public Health within George Washington University. He has been an NEC member for over 5 years and served as the VP for Special Programs for three years. Before his tenure as VP of Special Programs he has selected as an NEC-Kakehashi scholar during the initial year of the program and was selected as the coordinator and chaperone for the second iteration of the program and the organizer for the third.