Cole Edick

Program Associate, Education Research Program and Anxieties of DemocracyPhone: (718) 517-3646


Cole Edick is a program associate for both the Education Research and Anxieties of Democracy programs at the Social Science Research Council. He graduated from Harvard University with a BA in social anthropology and a secondary field in Theater, Dance & Media. His honors thesis, "BINJworthy: Rethinking Truth as Authenticity in a Boston News Landscape" was an ethnography of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism, a freelance journalism incubator. During his time at Harvard, Cole was an actor, director, and lighting designer for the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, as well as a volunteer for Harvard CIVICS, teaching a once-weekly 5th-grade civics curriculum in Boston Public Schools.

Programs and Projects

Anxieties of Democracy
(Program Assistant)
Education Research Program
(Program Assistant)
Measuring College Learning Project
(MCL Program Manager)
Media & Democracy
(Program Assistant)