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Christina Butler

Director

Christina joined the Office of Institutional Research in 2010. Throughout this time she has assumed several roles including Research Analyst, Business Analyst and Assistant Director. Christina received her B.A. in Computer Science from Clark University in 2006. She also received her M.B.A. from Clark and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University.

Steven F. Babbin

Senior Data Analyst

Steve received his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Vermont in 2009 and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in summer 2016, Steve was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.

Lauren M. Conoscenti

Associate Director

Lauren received her B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University in 2000 and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Harvard University in 2007. She completed a clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in fall 2010, Lauren worked as a Health Science Specialist at the Boston VA Research Institute and as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University.

Lynne Freeman

Senior Program Administrator

Lynne received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Skidmore College and her MBA from Northeastern University. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in spring 2010, Lynne worked at Analog Devices, Inc. in new product development and marketing as a Project Manager. Lynne coordinates Tufts’ responses to internal and external data requests. Lynne also manages the publication and distribution of the Tufts University Fact Book.

Rebecca Hatch

Assistant Director

Rebecca received her B.A. in Political Science from Providence College and her Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University. In her graduate work, she studied American politics and social science research methods. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in fall 2014, Rebecca worked in the Department of Political Science at Duke as a researcher, instructor, undergraduate honors thesis advisor, and administrator of the department’s subject pool for survey and experimental research.

Minnie Jung

Research Analyst

Minnie received her B.S. in Development Sociology from Cornell University in 2020 and her M.S. in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania in 2021. In her graduate work, she studied education policy and data science. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in winter 2021, Minnie worked at the City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families as a Research and Data Analyst.

Kimberly Livingstone

Research Analyst

Kimberly received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of Oregon, where she studied individual differences in emotion and well-being. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in 2022, she worked as a Research Scientist in the Psychology Department at Northeastern and as a lecturer in Psychology at Tufts.

Emily Look

Data Analyst

Emily received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Melbourne in 2014 and her Ph.D. in Political Science from the Australian National University in 2020. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in winter 2021, Emily worked in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University as a Research Officer and instructor and completed a research fellowship at Harvard University.

Kathleen McGreal

Senior Research Analyst

Kathleen received her B.A. in Sociology and English from Providence College in 2015 and her Ed.M. in Education Policy and Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2019. Before joining the Office of Institutional Research in summer 2019, Kathleen worked at Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.