Claude M. Steele is an American social psychologist and a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley. He has also served in several major academic leadership positions: for the past two years as the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at UC Berkeley, the three years before that as the I.
Marta Tienda is Maurice P. During ’22 professor in demographic studies, and professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University.
Camille Z. Charles is Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, in the Departments of Sociology and Africana Studies, and in the Graduate School of Education.
Sean P. “Jack” Buckley is an Institute Fellow and works with AIR on several projects in the areas of applied statistics, social sciences, and education policy. He is also President and Chief Scientist for Imbellus, a California-based assessment company.
Cong Ye is a senior sampling statistician/survey methodologist at AIR. His primary responsibilities include study design, sampling design, data preparation, and psychometric analysis.
Jill M. Pentimonti is a principal researcher with expertise in language and literacy instruction, early childhood development, intervention research, and quantitative methods. Dr.
Eric S. Waters is a web development specialist at AIR. Waters has more than 16 years of experience as a database developer, with a particular focus on data tools and web applications serving internal and external education clients.
Stephanie Autumn is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. She brings extensive experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating programs in Indian country.
Jessica Mason is a researcher at AIR with a focus on postsecondary education. Her areas of expertise include college and career readiness, postsecondary student success initiatives, postsecondary models of competency-based education, and alternative forms of student financial aid.
Ursula Hill is a senior consultant for School Turnaround at AIR. Dr. Hill has more than 22 years of experience in public education as a special educator and school administrator with substantial knowledge and experience working with Title I schools and transformation initiatives.