Adele James joined the Office of Institutional Research as a Research Analyst in January 2013 supporting Academic Analytics, internal and external survey projects, and other research analysis. Before moving to IR, Adele joined Rice in 2007 as the project administrator for the Portraits of American Life Study, a longitudinal study following the same nationally representative sample of adults over time to understand the impact of religion in everyday life.
Adele‚Äôs prior experience has been as a planning analyst in health care and the natural gas industries. She holds an MBA from the University of Houston, and a BA from Rice University.
Christy Witt joined the Office of Institutional Research at Rice University in December 2013. Prior to working at Rice, Christy conducted economic research at Applied Economics Consulting Group, Inc. in Austin, TX, and provided non-profit development direction and database management to a number of non-profit organizations in Austin and Houston. Christy is passionate about data analytics and modern business intelligence and enjoys translating data assets into actionable insights to inform mission-aligned strategic and policy decisions at Rice University.
Christy holds a BA in French and Psychology from the University of Kansas and a MA and PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Louisiana State University.