Mohammed Elmeski is a senior researcher in International Policy, Practice, and Systems Change at AIR. His primary responsibilities include providing technical assistance in the reform of international education systems. Dr. Elmeski also conducts process and impact evaluations.
Fausto A. López is a bilingual, Spanish speaking, senior technical assistance consultant working on afterschool and expanded learning initiatives at AIR. He provides technical assistance, training, and professional development to diverse audiences in the education and out-of-school time sectors.
Andrea Coombes is a researcher at AIR. Coombes has more than five years of professional experience in education research across the United States and internationally.
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.
Thomas de Hoop serves as a principal economist for AIR in Washington D.C. He has 12 years of experience designing, implementing, and leading mixed-methods impact evaluations and systematic reviews with a focus on South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Latin-America.
Mark Kutner is an AIR senior vice president. Previous leadership positions held by Dr. Kutner include director of AIR’s Workforce, Research, and Analysis Program and deputy director of Education, Human Development, and the Workforce Program. Dr.
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).
Johannes M. (Hans) Bos is a senior vice president at AIR. Dr. Bos is a nationally recognized expert in the conduct of randomized control trials in education and other areas of social policy research.