Tim Haggerty, Ph.D.

Tim HaggertyTim Haggerty, Ph.D. serves as a consulting analyst for Saad&Shaw. His work emphasizes both quantitative and qualitative data analysis and is informed by his experience as an educator, analyst, administrator and fundraiser. Since 2010 he has worked with Saad&Shaw helping to design fundraising feasibility studies and analyze the results.

Dr. Haggerty is currently the director of the Humanities Scholars Program at Carnegie Mellon University. Under his leadership, the program has received endowments from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Giant Eagle Foundation and several individual donors, helping expand the role of the humanities at the university. Previously he was the acting director and associate director of the Center for the Arts in Society, as well as member of the faculty at Middle Tennessee State University and Carnegie Mellon.

As an educational consultant, he is particularly concerned with facilitating wider access to higher education for minority students. Dr. Haggerty has also acted as an analyst for the State of Missouri Department of Education; a research associate for the Department of Justice; as program planning evaluator and consultant with the University of California; and a consultant for several private firms, including the RAND Corporation.

Using both his scholarly work and his consulting expertise in the shifting relationship between minority populations and the body politic, Dr. Haggerty’s analysis and opinion have drawn wide attention. He has been cited by several national new organizations, including The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Village Voice, along with local print and radio outlets in the Pittsburgh region. His scholarly work has appeared in several leading academic journals, including the American Historical Review and the Journal of Social History.

Dr. Haggerty received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, and his A.B. and Master of City Planning degree from the University of California.