Gurjeet (Sonica) Dhillon is a researcher at the American Institutes for Research. Dhillon is dedicated to furthering local and state efforts to mitigate student dropout through effective use of early warning system (EWS) data.
Nara Nayar joined the Midwest Comprehensive Center at AIR as a technical assistance consultant in 2012.
Beth Howard-Brown is a principal technical assistance consultant at AIR.
Alexandra Manzella Kistner is a senior researcher at AIR with expertise in school improvement and evaluations of education initiatives.
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.
Helen Duffy is a senior researcher at AIR with extensive experience providing technical assistance and designing and preparing large-scale evaluations in the areas of high school and district reform, writing instruction, and teacher education.
Bersheril Bailey is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. She works with state education agencies and intermediate school districts to develop systems that increase academic achievement for all students.
Jennifer Anthony, a senior researcher at AIR, has worked on a range of research and evaluation projects for local, state and federal agencies. Her areas of expertise include early childhood education and child development, and secondary school policy and reform.