Jill Bowdon is a researcher at the American Institutes for Research. Dr. Bowdon has extensive training in statistical methods appropriate for making causal inferences, including experimental design and quasi-experimental methods.
Jessica Newman is a researcher focused on promoting positive youth development in and out of school. Her work focuses on the practices that promote social and emotional learning and youth development, with an emphasis on out-of-school time programming.
Elizabeth Freeman provides technical assistance to Safe Schools Healthy Student grantees at AIR.
Ann-Marie Faria is a principal researcher at AIR with a focus on quantitative analysis and methodology. Her primary research foci are quality issues in early childhood education and understanding how educators integrate data into educational decision making in their classrooms.
Allison B. Dymnicki is a senior researcher at AIR with extensive expertise in youth development, implementation science, systems change, measurement and methodology, evaluation design, and mixed-methods longitudinal research.