Dr. Heller's research has been published in
scholarly journals including the Journal of Higher
Education, Review of Higher Education, Educational
Policy, and The Journal of Student Financial Aid.
He is editor of the books The States and Public
Higher Education Policy: Affordability, Access,
and Accountability (Johns Hopkins University
Press, second edition, 2011). Generational
Shockwaves and the Implications for Higher
Education (with M. d’Ambrosio, Edward Elgar,
2009), State Postsecondary Education Research: New
Methods to Inform Policy and Practice (with K.
Shaw, Stylus Publishing, 2007), and Condition of
Access: Higher Education for Lower Income Students
Dr. Heller received the 2002 Promising
Scholar/Early Career Achievement Award from the
Association for the Study of Higher Education, and
the 2001 Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award from
the National Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators, for his contributions to the
literature on student financial aid.