Wendy Erisman

Wendy Erisman, PhD, is Director of Research and assists HEI in research, evaluation, and organizational development. She helps clients better understand the needs of underserved students; she also develops and evaluates programs aimed at increasing educational attainment. Wendy served as Director of Research and Evaluation at the Institute for Higher Education Policy in Washington, DC then worked as a Senior Research Specialist with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. She received her PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin, her MA in sociology from Yale University, and her BA in sociology from Rice University.