What We Do


The Office of Institutional Research works with partners throughout the campus to support analysis, assessment, reporting, and planning that informs institutional decision-making.

Goals & Objectives

The Office seeks to:

  • Undertake original studies and analyses to meet anticipated planning and management needs
  • Facilitate the distribution of pertinent, timely, and high-quality data to various academic and administrative offices at UW Bothell and to external agencies
  • Collaborate with UW Bothell faculty and staff to create effective evaluation strategies, particularly in the areas of metrics, program evaluation, and survey research
  • Support the development of institutional infrastructure grants

Where We Are

We've recently moved to Beardslee Crossing! 

Bracket Building
19128 112nd Ave NE, Suite 102
Bothell, WA 98011

Learn more about the move.

Who We Are

Russell Cannon, Ph.D., Director

Joy Emory, M.A., Institutional Grants & Evaluation Specialist

Connie Kieling, Enrollment Management Analyst

Adrian Sinkler, Ph.D., Sr. Institutional Research Analyst

Alex Longshore, Student Assistant

Clayton Avalos, Student Assistant

Student opportunities

Throughout the year, the Office of Institutional Research looks for enthusiastic and detail-oriented students to assist with data entry, communications, and office management tasks.  Though no experience is necessary, the ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a desire to learn more about higher education administration. Please see our Student Assistant job description for more details.  If you have any questions, please contact us at: uwbiro@uw.edu.

Please check our website for updates on future Student Assistant position openings in Spring.

Student internships

The Office of Institutional Research considers project-based, credit-bearing, unpaid internships for both graduate and undergraduate students with the goal of contributing to discrete, publishable research of value to both the institution and a broader audience.  E-mail uwbiro@uw.edu for more information.

Key Functions
  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Institutional Infrastructure Grant Development
  • Institutional Surveys
  • Original Mixed-Methods Research
  • Reporting Oversight
  • Special Projects
  • Institutional Planning