Senior Advisor, Higher Education

Alexander Holt

Alexander Holt is the Senior Advisor for Higher Education at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where he works on a wide variety of fiscal and monetary economic policy issues with a focus on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He previously researched and wrote on the economics of higher education and the federal student loan program at the Pew Charitable Trusts and New America and has written op-eds and long-form articles for major national publications. He graduated from the George Washington University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Communication. Contact him at