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STAFF PROFILE
Laura Palucki Blake
lpblake@ucla.edu
Laura Palucki Blake is the Cooperative Institutional Research Programís (CIRP) Assistant Director. Dr. Palucki Blakeís primary responsibilities include working with institutions to both implement the various CIRP surveys and to develop and communicate about effective and innovative ways of using data for institutional improvement. Prior to joining the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI), Dr. Palucki Blake was the Director of Assessment and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Agnes Scott College, where she coordinated data collection, interpretation, and dissemination to support planning and decision-making across the college. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Psychology at The Claremont Graduate University, and her B.A. in Psychology from Smith College. Dr. Palucki Blakeís research interests include assessment and accountability in higher education, the use of institutional data to foster greater understanding of student learning and development, and issues of access and equity during college.
 
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