Senior Research Associate, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, San Jose State University

Ravneet Kaur Tiwana is currently a Senior Research Associate at San Jose State University’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics. In this role, she leads institutional research and evaluation projects on student success and educational effectiveness by working in collaboration with various stakeholders to develop university policies and programs. Ravneet brings to this role over 10 years of experience humanizing the power of data by supporting educational institutions, governmental entities, and non-profit organizations in translating passion for social good into effective impact. Based on a utilization-focused perspective, her goal is to enhance the culture of inquiry within institutions to continuously improve programs and encourage evidence-based decision-making. Ravneet earned a Ph.D. in Social Research Methodology, from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and a B.A. from Occidental College.