About

Office of Research and Data

The Office of Research and Data collects, analyzes, and reports research and data on postsecondary education including data on students, courses, demographics, enrollments, academic performance, and academic pathways to comply with state and federal reporting requirements and to inform decisions on the postsecondary education enterprise.

For comprehensive information on our work, see:

The office is led by:

  • Amy Cox, Director
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Office of Research and Data

NamePositionContact Info
ADDRESS 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, OR 97310
Janet Avila-MedinaHatfield Fellow*
janet.avila-medina@state.or.us
Angela BluhmOperations and Policy Coordinator503-378-2761
angela.bluhm@state.or.us
Amy CoxDirector of Research and Data503-947-2454
amy.cox@state.or.us
Leeta DasSolutions Architect503-947-0606
leeta.das@state.or.us
Alix HubertAgency Support Specialist503-947-2437
alix.hubert@state.or.us
Claire KemmererAdministrative Specialist503-947-2456
claire.kemmerer@state.or.us
Olga LevadnayaResearch Analyst503-947-3406
olga.levadnaya@state.or.us
Elizabeth MartinezDeputy Director503-947-5999
elizabeth.martinez@state.or.us
Vern MayfieldPolicy and Research Analyst503-947-3407
vern.mayfield@state.or.us
Jason MesserSystem Architect503-378-5159
jason.messer@state.or.us
Ken MesserSolutions Architect503-373-0206
ken.messer@state.or.us
Paul SchroederResearch Analyst503-947-2432
paul.schroeder@state.or.us
Betsy SimpkinsResearch Communications Specialist 503-947-5676
betsy.simpkins@state.or.us
Shiyan TaoInstitutional Research Analyst503-947-3408
shiyan.tao@state.or.us
Ben TateDirector, Oregon Longitudinal Data Collaborative503-378-2764
ben.tate@state.or.us
Melinda WeinmannBusiness Analyst503-947-5987
melinda.d.weinmann@state.or.us
Scott YamamotoResearch Analyst503-947-5666
scott.yamamoto@state.or.us
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* An asterisk indicates a position that is either temporary, limited duration, or a job rotation.