Neil Carlson, PhD
Director: Center for Social Research
Laura Luchies, PhD
Associate Director Center for Social Research
Allison Rudi, MPPA
Public Research Project Coordinator
Student Staff Team: The Student Research Assistants are comprised of a team of Calvin students who are constantly being trained in new research tools and practices. Currently, we have the following students on our team:
Taylor Hartson is a junior studying sociology, psychology, and writing. Between being a student in three programs, the editor-in-chief of an arts publication, and a research assistant, she doesn’t have time for much else, but when she does, she likes to spend it drinking black coffee, listening to hip hop, and petting dogs.
Judy Kwon is a sophomore, and her majors are Sociology and Computer Science. Judy calls Peru home, and she enjoys travel. Her other interests include playing sports and cooking, but she insists her main love is eating!
Adriene Pendery is a senior majoring in Psychology. She enjoys working on data visualizations in Tableau. When she’s not at CSR, Adriene enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Ivanna Rodríguez, a sophomore, is studying Economics and International Development at Calvin. Ivanna comes to us from Tegucigalpa, Honduras; back home, she and her Mom own seven dogs. Why? Because they love dogs!.
Jordan Smith, a Calvin junior majoring in Psychology, shows a lot of competency in data management. Jordan pursues music and baking in her spare time.