Dr. Andrews received his PhD in economics from the University of Michigan in 2007. Dr. Andrews's dissertation examined both Texas's Top Ten Percent Rule and the changes in applications and admissions at the University of Michigan due to the changes brought on by the United States Supreme Court decisions in Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. As a Scholar, he investigated the impact of both familial health and children's own health on the human capital acquisition of disadvantaged children. His interest was also in estimating the impact of early-onset psychiatric disorders on various labor market outcomes of African-Americans and Caribbean-Americans. Currently, Dr. Andrews is an assistant professor of economics at University of Texas in Dallas.