Alison Hauser is a researcher with AIR focusing on early childhood.
Lawrence B. Friedman is a vice president at AIR. He contributes to the leadership and strategic direction of AIR's education work, and of the organization, as well as the growth of its evaluation and research capacity.
Mariann Fedele-McLeod is a managing technical assistance consultant at AIR and director of the adult learning practice area, involved in the field of adult education since 1991.
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.
Dr. Kathryn Drummond is a principal researcher at AIR and director of the language acquisition/learning and literacy practice area, where she works on a variety of research and evaluation studies related to literacy achievement and professional development.
Marlene Darwin is a senior researcher who has been with AIR since 2003. Prior to joining AIR, Dr. Darwin spent 15 years as a reading specialist in middle and high schools in Virginia and Georgia.
Katie Dahlke is a principal researcher at AIR with 15 years of experience as a program evaluator and researcher, with a focus studying early care and education (ECE) settings and evaluating PreK-12 education programs.
Danielle Carnahan, a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR, has more than 20 years of experience in education, the past 12 years of which have been spent developing expertise in literacy and curriculum initiatives.
Xinsheng “Cindy” Cai is a principal researcher at AIR. Dr. Cai has extensive experience in applying advanced research methodology and statistics in designing, conducting, and managing complex tasks and projects in large-scale multi-site evaluations, meta-analysis, and knowledge translation.