Austin Pate is a Research Assistant for the Center for Survey and Data Sciences at AIR, and a Master’s student at the University of Chicago studying Analytics. With a background in public policy and economics, Austin provides technical support to the Center for Science and Science Policy. Prior to joining AIR, Austin served as a Research Assistant at the American Youth Policy Forum and as an intern for the U.S. Department of Education. Austin received his B.S. in Social Policy from Northwestern University in 2011.