Our People

Leadership

Edgar Hassler, Ph.D.

Chief Data Officer, Senior Research Fellow and Teaching Fellow
(828) 262-2638

Rick Presnell

Controller

Tracy Reed, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Director

Amy Roberts

Compliance Advisor
(828) 262-2427

Samantha Williams

Business Manager
(828) 262-2034

Research Faculty

Shawn Bergman, Ph.D.

Research Director for College Access Analytics
(828) 262-2272 x409

Jennifer Buff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(828) 262-6065

Agnes Gambill

Assistant Professor
(828) 262-2825

Ross Gosky, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate
(828) 262-2364

Onur Ince, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(828) 262-4033

Jennifer McGee, Ph.D.

CARE Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor of Assessment and Research Methods
(828) 262-2270

Adam Newmark, Ph.D.

Professor
(828) 262-6341
Spaulding

Trent Spaulding, Ph.D.

Research Associate
(828) 263-4337

Teaching Faculty

Brandy Hadley, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Fellow

Lakshmi Iyer, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Director for Applied Data Analytics Graduate Program

Jeffrey P. Kaleta, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate

Lubna Nafees, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate

Aaron Ratcliffe, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate

Johann Vaz

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate
(828) 262-2421

Jason Xiong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(828) 262-2351

Staff

Winn

Wendy Winn, Ph.D.

Senior Editor
(828) 262-6928