Our People

Leadership

Edgar Hassler, Ph.D.

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

Scott Hunsinger, Ph.D.

Managing Director

Rick Presnell

Controller

Terry Rawls, Ed.D.

Senior Fellow for Educational Outreach

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

Antonio Rafael Braga, Ph.D.

Associate Research Fellow

Jennifer Buff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(828) 262-6065
Cazier

Joseph A. Cazier, Ph.D., CISSP & CAP

Research Director for Sustainability Analytics
(828) 262-6184

Agnes Gambill

Assistant Professor
(828) 262-2825

Ross Gosky, Ph.D.

Teaching Fellow and Research Affiliate
(828) 262-2364

Gerald Hutchins, Ph.D.

Affiliate Faculty
(828) 262-8904

Onur Ince, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(828) 262-4033

Franklyn Linton, Ed.D.

Affiliate Faculty

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
Dick Rogers

Richard E.L. (Dick) Rogers, M.Sc.

Associate Research Fellow

Michael Rubinigg, Ph.D.

Research Associate
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

Analytics Coaches

Anthony Berghammer

Industry Analytics Advisor

LeAnne Byers

Industry Analytics Advisor

Jabari Myles

Industry Analytics Advisor

Sam Volstad

Industry Analytics Advisor

Staff

Anna Louise Alexander

Data Analyst

Preston Macdonald

Data Analyst

Molly Martin

Data Scientist
Winn

Wendy Winn, Ph.D.

Senior Editor
(828) 262-6928