American Institutes for Research
As a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization, AIR conducts behavioral and social science research and facilitates policy, practice and systems change domestically and internationally in health, education and workforce productivity. Together, their research, evaluation, technical assistance and technology teams in the United States and abroad are tackling the most pressing issues that face human development throughout the life span.
Their team includes more than 1,800 research, technical and administrative staff members from a wide range of personal and academic backgrounds. Sociologists, economists, industrial psychologists, political scientists, physicians and education researchers at AIR work with computer experts, systems analysts, statisticians, engineers, linguists, communications experts, conference coordinators, writers, editors and graphic artists in close-knit teams that share the same vision and goals. Sixty-six percent of their professional services staff hold advanced degrees; 28% hold PhDs or equivalent terminal degrees. Together with their external partners and subcontractors, these staff successfully execute more than $450 million of project work annually.