Vice President of Government Relations and External Affairs
Council of Graduate Schools
Patty McAllister serves as vice president of government relations and external affairs at the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, DC.
McAllister represents the interests of graduate education with federal policy makers, opinion leaders, and other stakeholders. Her publications include: Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers (2012), Broadening Participation in Graduate Education (2009), Graduate Education and the Public Good (2008), Graduate Education: The Backbone of American Competitiveness (2007), Where We Stand on Teacher Quality: An Issue Paper from ETS (2004), The No Child Left Behind Act: A Special Paper from ETS (2004), and Testing, DIF and Public Policy in Paul W. Holland and Howard Wainer (Ed.) Differential Item Functioning (1991).
McAllister holds a B.A. in political science and a Master's degree in public administration (M.P.A.).