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Allison Connell Pensky, PhD

Data Science Research Associate

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Allison Connell Pensky joined the Eberly Center in 2022 as a Data Science Research Associate. She consults with faculty, graduate students, and programs on educational research projects. She can assist with study design, survey design, data collection, and data analysis and interpretation.

Allison's Ph.D. is in Cognition, Brain, and Behavior (Psychology) from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focused on understanding visual and touch perception through behavior and electrophysiology. Prior to joining the Eberly Center, Allison spent 9 years as a faculty member at a small, liberal arts college. She has taught courses in research methods, psychology, and neuroscience and has experience serving on her former institution's IRB. She is always excited to find ways to apply her training and experience to support the efforts of students and faculty.