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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.

 

Expert Spotlight

Dia Jackson

Dia Jackson supports states, school districts, and educators with multi-tiered systems of support and special education best practices. In her Q&A, she talks about how she uses evidence to help teachers understand student needs and why it's important to study education and equity in tandem.

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Our Leadership

Senior Leadership

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.

Principal TA Consultant
Principal Researcher
Senior Vice President, Human Services
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Vice President
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Senior Researcher
Managing Researcher
Managing TA Consultant
Vice President
Principal Economic Researcher
Director, Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (AIR CARES)
Senior Researcher
Managing Researcher
Senior Researcher/Psychometrician
Principal Researcher
Technical Assistance Consultant
Senior TA Consultant
Senior Communications Specialist
Senior Director of Strategy and Innovation
Principal Economic Researcher
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Researcher
Principal Researcher
Board of Directors
Senior Researcher
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Senior Director, Education Evaluation Studies
Chief Legal Officer, Secretary to the Board, and Ethics Officer
Senior Researcher
Senior TA Consultant
Managing Director
Senior Communications Specialist
Principal Researcher
Principal TA Consultant
Senior TA Consultant
Senior TA Consultant

Our 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.