Erick Montenegro, PhD, is a fellow with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) focused on equity-minded assessment practice. Montenegro currently is the senior research associate for The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Montenegro serves on the board of directors for the Quality Assurance Commons for Higher and Postsecondary Education (QA Commons). As a research analyst for NILOA Montenegro helped launch the national conversation on equity-minded assessment in 2017. He holds a PhD in education policy, organization, and leadership from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.