Dr. Jill Carle, a research scientist at Gibson, has over five years of research experience, extensive graduate and professional training in research design and econometrics, as well as experience working with large, longitudinal survey data. Dr. Carle has recently worked on a variety of research projects at Gibson, including an evaluation of the 2010 Teacher Incentive Fund Project for the Region 18 Education Service Center in Texas, a study of prekindergarten class size and student-to-teacher ratios for the Texas Education Agency, and a parent involvement survey for the New Hampshire Department of Education.
Prior to joining Gibson, Dr. Carle served as a research associate at the Pew Research Center where she was responsible for analyzing global trends in survey data from more than 45 countries. In this context, she helped develop research questions and survey instruments, built advanced multi-level models, evaluated demographic patterns, and summarized key findings for publication. She holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Political Science, with an emphasis in quantitative research methods, and received additional statistical and econometrics training at the University of Michigan.