Meet the Staff

The IRA team features diverse and extensive expertise in data science, visualization and higher education.

Joseph Roy, Director

Joe brings over 10 years of  data science and higher education expertise to the ASEE.  He has worked on a number of data collections, including several national data collections. He directed the American Association of University Professor’s Faculty Salary Survey as their senior researcher. He also developed a technical curriculum to train analysts for a national survey of languages in Ecuador while he was at the University of Illinois as a linguistic data analytics manager.  He holds an affiliation with the University of Illinois as a visiting research assistant professor and is member of their graduate faculty.  He has a B.S. in Computer Science & Mathematics, a M.S. in Statistics from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Ottawa.

Charles M. Stuppard

Charles M. Stuppard is a data analyst with a fluency in data wrangling, statistics, and research design. He uses his skillset to carry out data collections and analyses that help federal, state and local stakeholders plan legislative initiatives and plan resource allocations. He also has worked on projects to ensure the quality of survey instruments and their alignment with state educational standards. Charles is currently a graduate student at American University and pursuing a Master of Science in Data Science with a concentration in Business Analytics. He has a B.S. in Mathematics and Chemistry from Huston Tillotson University.

Angela Erdiaw-Kwasie

Angela Erdiaw-Kwasie is a data scientist and analyst who holds a M.S. in Statistics & Data Science from American University and a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from KNUST, Ghana. Prior to joining the ASEE, she worked as a data analyst on different projects for health, education, population and insurance research. She has outstanding expertise in data wrangling, data visualization and machine learning algorithms. Angela has created a number of interactive dashboards and has several years of experience using statistical programming languages, such as R, STATA, SPSS and KNIME.

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