Jason Sullivan holds an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. His original research background is in psycholinguistics and cognitive neuroscience. In the office of Institutional Research and Planning, Jason helps design research strategies, provides statistical consultation, and analyzes complex data sets. He came to IRP from The Ohio State University Center for Family Research, where he designed and coordinated data collection strategies for county level agencies that oversaw programs for youths in the mental health or juvenile justice systems, along with analyzing data and creating reports for a diverse array or projects run by the Center.