Paul Bailey is a senior economist at AIR. He joined AIR in 2012, after receiving a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Maryland. Before that, he earned a master’s degree in statistics from The University of Chicago.
Audrey Peek is a researcher at AIR, where she specializes in postsecondary education policy and administration. She focuses on how students pay for and succeed in college.
Aida Ali Akreyi is a researcher at AIR with a focus on postsecondary education. She has over six years of experience in higher education administration, primarily focusing on institutional research, assessment, evaluation, and strategic planning. In her current position, Dr.
Matthias A. Braeunlich is director of AIR’s fully-owned, non-profit subsidiary, A.I.R. Europe Applied Research in the Behavioral Sciences gGmbH (A.I.R. Europe), based in Berlin.
Rebecca Bergey is a researcher in the Center for English Language Learners at AIR. Her primary responsibilities include designing curriculum, facilitating professional development, and conducting research that supports the education of English language learners and dual language learners.
Marjorie D. Cohen is a senior technical assistance specialist at AIR.
Steve Dibb is a principal technical assistance consultant at AIR. His primary responsibilities include serving as a Partnership Facilitator for Research Alliances in the Chicago Office. Dibb will also collaborate with other REL Midwest staff to provide technical assistance to state SEAs.
Irma Perez-Johnson is a vice president at AIR.
Gretchen Weber is a vice president for Policy, Practice, and Systems Change, where her work focuses on building and growing AIR’s work in the areas of teacher and leader development, college and career readiness, and personalized learning.