Scope of Responsibilities
As Executive Director of Data Analytics and Institutional Research (DAIR), Dr. Dyer oversees the implementation of the office, supporting activities, administrative functions, and promotes a culture of data-informed decision-making across the institution. She also serves as the co-sponsor for the Education Advisory Board (EAB) and promotes the use of EAB analytics across campus. Dr. Dyer builds predictive models, conducts analysis to inform student persistence and academic success as well as prepares and presents analytical findings that support institutional decision-making and effectiveness.
Dr. Dyer earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers and Doctor of Philosophy in Developmental Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas. She also completed a Certificate in Leadership Essentials from eCornell.
Prior to joining UHD, Dr. Dyer was a Research Associate and Postdoctoral Fellow on a large, grant-funded longitudinal study at the University of Texas at Dallas. She led the research lab and contributed to project and research design, data coding and analysis, data management, team training, and writing results for publication.