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CRESP Team


CRESP researchers are trained in evaluation methodology, randomized field experiments, natural experiments, statistical analysis, and survey research, including:
  • Application of statistical methods from economics, engineering, and other disciplines to social programs and policies;
  • Applied policy research investigating public health and educational innovations and interventions;
  • Longitudinal studies of changes over time that combine data from disparate sources;
  • Program evaluation, including implementation assessment and impact analysis;
  • Qualitative methods to promote knowledge of important, but difficult-to-measure, characteristics of programs and collaborative partnerships;
  • Quantitative analyses of large administrative, state, regional, and national databases; and
  • Randomized controlled field trials.
We are located on the University of Delaware campus in Pearson Hall, 125 Academy Street, Newark, DE 19716. For contact information, visit our contact page.
 

Leadership Team

Henry May, PhD

Henry May, PhD

Director
(302) 831-2928
hmay@udel.edu
Jeff Klein, EdD

Jeff Klein, EdD

Associate Director
(302) 831-4662
kleinjef@udel.edu
Allison Karpyn, PhD

Allison Karpyn, PhD

Senior Associate Director
(302) 831-6428
karpyn@udel.edu
Sue Giancola, PhD

Sue Giancola, PhD

Associate Director
(302) 831-4434
giancola@udel.edu
D. Layne Humphrey, MSEd

D. Layne Humphrey, MSEd

Assistant Center Director
(302) 831-4037
layne@udel.edu

Senior Researchers

Tia Barnes, PhD

Tia Barnes, PhD

Assistant Professor of Human Development
(302) 831-8561
tnbarnes@udel.edu
Horatio Blackman, PhD

Horatio Blackman, PhD

Research Associate III
(302) 831-2928
hblkman@udel.edu
Sara Grajeda, PhD

Sara Grajeda, PhD

Research Associate III

sbchap@udel.edu
Akisha Jones, PhD

Akisha Sarfo, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
(302) 831-7330
jakisha@udel.edu

Research Team

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Seher Ahmad, PhD
Strategic Data Fellow with Delaware Department of Education
Dandan Chen
School of Education Graduate Student
Raifu Durodoye, PhD
Strategic Data Fellow with Delaware Department of Education
Aly Englert
School of Education Graduate Student
Meng Fan
School of Education Graduate Student
Shameeka Jelenewicz, MS
Educational Researcher
Debbie Amsden Micklos, MS
Research Coordinator
Terry-Ann Richards
Research Administrative Assistant II
Danielle Riser, MS
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences Graduate Student
Kati Tilley
School of Education Graduate Student
Tara Tracy
Research Coordinator
Rui Wang
School of Education Graduate Student
Lesheng Xu
School of Education Graduate Student
Nermin Zubaca, MPA
Strategic Data Fellow with Delaware Department of Education

“This is an exceptionally strong group of scholars. UDEL should be very proud to have them.”
— CRESP partner