Yinmei Wan is a senior researcher at AIR. She has expertise in designing and implementing rigorous educational research and evaluation projects. Dr. Wan has played integral roles in various research projects around educator quality.
Saki Ikoma is a researcher at AIR. Dr. Ikoma works on research projects focused on analyzing data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress and the High School Longitudinal Study. Dr. Ikoma is specialized in large-scale data analyses involving U.S.
Ebru Erberber is a principal researcher at AIR. Dr. Erberber has more than 15 years of experience in large-scale comparative studies of educational achievement.
Michael Fast is a managing researcher at AIR. He has extensive experience directing, managing, and providing technical support for educational projects, both in the international and national arenas. From November 2004 to June 2007 he was Chief of Party in Honduras for a U.S.
Dr. Markus Broer is a principal researcher/psychometrician at AIR, where he is currently serving as the project director of the Research, Analysis and Psychometric Support component of a larger project (ESSIN Task 14).
Maria Stephens is a senior researcher at AIR. In this capacity, Stephens provides analytic, writing, and other technical support for projects, with two foci in recent years: on coordinating international activities in the area of assessment and indicators and on district-level education reform.