Lorrie is the Research Data Infrastructure Manager for the Education and Human Development area of SSRI. In her role, she is involved in consultation, establishment of policies and procedures, and partnering with others regarding data management and infrastructure, specifically focused on education and child/adolescent development.
She joined the team in fall 2013, although she previously worked for Duke for seven years from 2000 to 2007 with the Center for Child and Family Policy (CCFP) as a data manager and research analyst.
Lorrie has extensive survey methodology and research management experience working in market research at Rubbermaid, Inc.; as a Research Associate exploring nursing supply and demand for the NC Center for Nursing, and during her time with CCFP. Additionally, she received a Certificate in Survey Methods from the Odum Institute at UNC.
In her “free time,” Lorrie has been pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at UNC and plans to finish her dissertation on the longitudinal social network of school peers and academic achievement in the spring 2014. Any spare moments are spent with her husband, Shane, rooting on the Tar Heels!