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AIR’s expertise is unrivaled in the industry and our staff is committed to ethical decision-making, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation.

 

Expert Spotlight

Alicia Garcia | Principal Policy Analyst

Alicia Garcia has spent much of her career seeking to make improvements to state- and district-level education policy. In the latest from our Meet the Expert series, the former attorney talks about why she transitioned from education law, and what's changed in the field in the last 15 years.

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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.

Institute Fellow
Principal Psychometrician
Managing Director
Principal TA Consultant
Institute Fellow
Managing Researcher
Principal Researcher
Managing Researcher
Managing Researcher and Director, Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education (CARPE)
Managing Researcher
Principal TA Consultant
Institute Fellow
Principal Researcher
Senior Finance Specialist
Senior Researcher
Vice President, Technology Solutions
Program Director, AIR Equity Initiative
Principal Researcher
Managing Researcher and Deputy Director, PROMISE Center
Principal Researcher
Institute Fellow
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher and Practice Area Director
Principal Researcher
Senior Vice President, International Development Division
Vice President, Human Capital and Human Resources Operations
Principal Researcher
Vice President, International Development
Principal TA Consultant
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Managing Researcher
Institute Fellow
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Institute Fellow
Senior Economic Researcher
Principal Researcher

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.