Policy Studies Associates

PSA Staff

Derek Riley


Senior Research Associate

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Derek Riley manages evaluation and technical assistance efforts funded by governmental and non-profit clients. He analyzes data to improve program implementation and outcomes and provides real-time feedback for continuous improvement. He delivers research reports that are actionable and timely for mid-course corrections. He often facilitates work groups of practitioners, researchers, and policy makers; and, as a former teacher in diverse settings, is skilled at collecting data from youth and stakeholders.


B.S. Miami University, Education
M.P.P. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Administration, Planning
and Social Policy