William G. Tierney, Ph.D.

University Professor
Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education
Co-Director, Pullias Center for Higher Education

Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California
Waite Phillips Hall, Room 701C
Los Angeles, CA 90089-4037
Tel: (213) 740-7218
Fax: (213) 740-3889
Email: wgtiern@usc.edu
Current projects
  • Collegeology Games
  • A study looking of gainful employment in for-profit colleges and universities
  • An investigation of how high school students use time
  • An analysis of best practices in improving the college readiness of low-income youth
  • A project on rethinking the structure of public state systems in higher education

Recently completed projects









2012 Pullias Center for Higher Education