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 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!  For more about the move, please click here:

Who We Are


Russell Cannon

Sr. Institutional Research Analyst


Enrollment Management Analyst

Connie Kieling


Institutional Grants and Evaluation Specialist

Joy Emory

Student Assistants

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.  Please see the job description for more details.  If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Our Student Assistants for Spring 2016 are:

Abdullahi Abdinur

Samantha Rhothisen



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
  • Institutional Infrastructure Grant Development
  • Institutional Surveys
  • Original Mixed-Methods Research
  • Reporting Oversight
  • Special Projects
  • Institutional Planning