Office of Institutional Research


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 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 assessment strategies, particularly in the areas of college-level student learning objectives, program evaluation, and survey research.


Where We Are

University of Washington Bothell
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011
Campus Box: 358522


Who We Are


Russell Cannon

Research Specialist/Data Analyst

Erin Guthrie

Assessment Analyst

Currently Hiring: We are excited to welcome applicants with backgrounds in student learning assessment, mixed methods research, and project management who are dedicated to the missions of public higher education and interested in joining a newly-formed Institutional Research team charged with supporting strategic analysis and planning at a quickly growing University committed to access, student learning, and service to the North Puget Sound Region and Washington State.  Click here to apply

Student Workers

Throughout the year, the Office of Institutional Research looks for enthusiastic and detail-oriented students to assist with data entry 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. For more information please send inquiries to



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 for more information.


Key Functions

  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Support for Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Institutional Surveys
  • Original Mixed-Methods Research
  • Reporting Oversight
  • Special Projects
  • Institutional Planning