Team Members

UCESC’s team members have the diverse backgrounds and expertise that enable us to provide comprehensive evaluation and applied research in many subject areas. We have worked in public health, higher education, K-12 and early childhood education, human services, workforce development, and community organizations. Collectively, we have more than 100 years of experience with quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, biosocial, and action research.

Team Members

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Kathie J Maynard

Associate Dean


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Sonya Michele Turner

Associate Director


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Regina L Coates

Business Manager


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Carmen Marie Culotta

Research Associate


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Qing Duan

Research Associate


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Keren Mabisi

Jr Research Associate


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Edith Jane Morris

Associate Professor of Clinical


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Carissa Bradley Schutzman

Sr Research Associate


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Rachel R Smith

Program Manager


Student Trainees

  • Danielle Graham, M.A.*
  • Rachel Jackson, M.A.*
  • Yuanfang Liu, M.A.*
  • Nan Yang, M.A.*

* indicates graduate student

Evaluation Associates

  • Julia Holton, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliates

  • Vicki Plano Clark, PhD, Associate Professor, CECH