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CCRC Leadership

Thomas Brock
Director
Expertise: Program evaluation, guided pathways, developmental education
Elisabeth A. Barnett
Senior Research Scholar
Expertise: High school to college transition, dual enrollment, developmental placement
Nikki Edgecombe
Senior Research Scholar
Expertise: Developmental education, equity, teaching and learning
Corinne Herlihy
Senior Operations Strategist
Davis Jenkins
Senior Research Scholar
Expertise: Guided pathways, institutional effectiveness, dual enrollment
Lisa Rothman
Director of Finance and Administration
Judith Scott-Clayton
Senior Research Scholar
Expertise: Financial aid, developmental placement, returns to education
Doug Slater
Communications Director
Sandra Spady
Assistant Director, Finance and Administration

Senior Researchers and Fellows

Thomas Bailey
Director Emeritus and Senior Fellow
Expertise: Guided pathways, student persistence, returns to education
Peter Bergman
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Developmental placement, social mobility
Susan Bickerstaff
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Developmental education, teaching and learning
Jessica Brathwaite
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Developmental education, equity
Maria Scott Cormier
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Workforce development and training
John Fink
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Guided pathways, transfer, dual enrollment
James Jacobs
Research Affiliate
Expertise: Workforce development, college leadership
Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Advising
Elizabeth Kopko
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Student experiences and engagement, developmental placement, high school to college transition
Hana Lahr
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Guided pathways, performance funding
Jordan Matsudaira
Senior Research Scholar
Expertise: Social mobility, accountability policy, financial aid
Veronica Minaya
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Developmental education, financial aid, returns to education
Lauren Pellegrino
Senior Research Associate
Expertise: Advising, guided pathways

Research Staff

Nicolas Acevedo
Research Assistant
Amy E. Brown
Research Associate
Maggie P. Fay
Research Associate
Sarah Griffin
Research Associate
Serena Klempin
Research Associate
Lindsay Leasor
Research and Development Assistant
Vivian Yuen Ting Liu
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Armando Lizarraga
Research Assistant
Andrea Lopez
Research Associate
Yifeng Luo
Senior Research Assistant
Tianshu "Lina" Ma
Research Assistant
Kimberly Madrigal
Research Assistant
Soumya Mishra
Senior Research Assistant
Adnan Moussa
Senior Research Assistant
Taylor Myers
Research Assistant
Theo Pippins
Graduate Research Assistant
Julia Raufman
Research Associate
Daniel Sparks
Research Assistant
Tatiana Velasco
Graduate Research Assistant
Yang "Rachel" Zhou
Senior Research Assistant

Professional Staff

Amaya Breese
Grants and Contracts Assistant
Elizabeth Ganga
Communications Manager
Hayley Glatter
Communications Associate
Linda Hickman
Grants and Contracts Manager
Mathilda Lombos
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Stacie Long
Graphic Designer
Amy Mazzariello
Senior Digital Content Manager
Sarah Prescott Phillips
Administrative Coordinator
Quinn Simpson
Equity Intern
Terri Truesdale
Executive Assistant