Staff

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Leadership Team

Natalie Gochnour, M.S.

Associate Dean and Director

Jennifer Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Mallory Bateman, M.Sc.

Director of Demographic Research and State Data Center Coordinator

Phil Dean, M.S., M.P.A.

Chief Economist and Public Finance Senior Research Fellow

Dianne Meppen, B.S.

Director of Survey Research

Shelley Kruger, B.S.

Accounting and Finance Manager

Colleen Larson, B.S.

Administrative and Events Manager

Nicholas Thiriot, M.P.P., M.B.A.

Communications Director

James A. Wood

Ivory-Boyer Senior Fellow

Professional Staff

Eric Albers, M.P.P.

Research Associate

Samantha W. Ball, M.P.P., Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Max Becker, B.A.

Research Associate

Andrea Brandley, M.P.P.

Senior Education Analyst

Kara Byrne, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Michael Christensen, Ph.D.

Scholar In Residence

Nate Christensen, B.S.

Research Associate

Dejan Eskic, M.R.E.D.

Senior Research Fellow

Enas Farag, B.S.

Research Assistant

Emily Harris, M.S.

Senior Demographer

Michael T. Hogue, M.A.

Senior Research Statistician

Mike Hollingshaus, Ph.D.

Senior Demographer

Thomas Holst, M.B.A.

Senior Energy Analyst

Jennifer Leaver, M.A.

Senior Tourism Analyst

Nate Lloyd, M.S.

Deputy Director of Economic and Public Policy Research

Levi Pace, Ph.D.

Senior Research Economist

Praopan Pratoomchat, Ph.D.

Senior Research Economist

Heidi Prior, M.P.P.

Research Associate

Natalie Roney, M.P.P.

Research Economist

Shannon Simonsen, B.A.

Research Coordinator

Paul Springer, B.A.

Senior Graphic Designer

Laura Summers, M.P.P.

Senior Health Care Analyst

Graduate Assistants

Kate Bradford

Graduate Assistant

Kiki Hudson

Graduate Assistant

Bichu Li, M.Sc.

Graduate Assistant

Senior Advisors

Jonathan Ball

Senior Advisor

Silvia Castro

Senior Advisor

Gary Cornia

Senior Advisor

Wes Curtis

Senior Advisor

John C. Downen, M.A.

Senior Advisor

Theresa Foxley

Senior Advisor

Dan Griffiths

Senior Advisor

Emma Houston

Senior Advisor

Beth Jarosz

Senior Advisor

Darin Mellott

Senior Advisor

Chris Redgrave

Senior Advisor

Wesley Smith

Senior Advisor

Faculty Advisors

Matthew J. Burbank, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Political Science

Elena Patel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Finance Department

Nathan Seegert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Finance Department