Dr. Adam Troy is currently a senior research associate at the Consumer Reports National Research Center. Prior to Consumer Reports, he led the applied research team as Senior Director of Research for three education companies including GoalQuest, Inc., EducationDynamics, LLC, and ConnectEDU, Inc., where he conducted investigations to better understand and predict the behaviors and outcomes of postsecondary students. He also founded and is currently president of the Behavioral Research Group, LLC. a research consulting organization. Dr. Troy attended Colgate University for his undergraduate education, and holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from the University of Miami.