Grace Fleming is a researcher at AIR. During her nine years with SEDL (which merged with AIR on January 1, 2015), Fleming combined program experience with under-resourced populations and issues of effectiveness in education.
Catherine Jacques is a researcher at AIR. Her work focuses on systems and supports for educator effectiveness and development and for college- and career-readiness.
David Blumenthal is a researcher at AIR. His work focuses on helping schools and districts set up systems to support students in meeting educational milestones such as on-time graduation and college and career readiness.
Alexandra Manzella Kistner is a senior researcher at AIR with expertise in school improvement and evaluations of education initiatives.
Zeyu Xu is a managing researcher at AIR and an affiliated researcher of CALDER. He is an expert in teacher labor market research, and has extensive experience in analyzing state longitudinal administrative data, including data from Florida, North Carolina, Indiana, Michigan, and Kentucky.
Susan Bowles Therriault is a managing researcher at AIR and director of the secondary education, college and careers practice area. She has conducted research and provided technical assistance in the field of education policy for over 15 years.
Joseph R. Harris, a managing researcher for AIR, has an extensive background in secondary school improvement, college and career readiness, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) reform as a practitioner, researcher and evaluator.
Chad Duhon is a principal researcher at AIR whose work focuses on college and career readiness and success. He also has a variety of experiences managing projects and providing technical assistance.