Our Experts: Committed to Evidence and Equity
The expertise at the American Institutes for Research® is unrivaled in the industry and our staff is committed to ethical decision-making, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation.
Candace Hester’s work addresses systemic social inequities at the intersection of the justice and education systems. She leads rigorous evaluations for programs designed to empower communities and reimagine opportunities for justice-involved youth. She is also a member of the teaching faculty at the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman School for Public Policy.
AIR is led by a team of recognized experts in their fields. They are deeply committed to our mission and are driven to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive organization, where people can do their best work and have the biggest impact.
Board of Directors
The AIR Board of Directors includes internationally recognized leaders in the areas of behavioral science and academia, government, healthcare, and business. They collaborate with AIR leadership to guide our mission-focused work.
To meet society's most pressing challenges, we bring together expertise across a variety of fields, including education, economics, statistics, public health, child welfare, software design, international development, policy, mental health, and the workforce.