Publicity photo of John Barnshaw, director of the Higher Education Consortium.

John Barnshaw

Research Affiliate - Innovation

Vice President, Education Success, Lightcast

John Barnshaw is the Vice President for Education Success at Lightcast, a global leader in labor market insights. Prior to joining Lightcast, John served as Vice President for Research and Data Science at Ad Astra, and immediately prior, served as Director of Research and Public Policy at the American Association of University Professors. Dr. Barnshaw also directed the National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity (Delaware Cost Study), a longitudinal benchmarking that explores faculty teaching, separately budgeted research, and public service expenditures at the discipline level for four-year institutions.

Barnshaw earned his degrees from the University of Delaware (Ph.D.) and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (MA, BA).