Luciana Cançado

Luciana Cançado is a graduate research assistant at the Consulting Office for Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) working in implementing the evaluation plan for the New Pathways for Fathers and Families program, a program evaluation project being conducted jointly by UWM and AMTC. Luciana is currently at the dissertator stage in the Educational Statistics & Measurement PhD program at UWM. She has worked in CORE since 2014 and has served as a teaching assistant in courses on educational and psychological statistics. At CORE, Luciana has designed survey instruments, conducted statistical and psychometric analyses and provided data analysis consulting in projects that leveraged institutional data. She has presented research at the National Council for Measurement in Education’s annual conference and at the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society. Luciana has a Masters degree in International Studies from Ohio University and a strong background in information technology, having worked in the IT field for over 10 years. She expects to earn her PhD in Educational Statistics & Measurement from UWM in 2017.

Samuel Maurice

Samuel Maurice is an evaluation consultant who is currently working on data collection and analysis on the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative with AMTC. He is currently in Education Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with an emphasis in School Psychology. Sam is the newest addition to the Consulting Office for Research and Evaluation (CORE) staff, and has been a research assistant there since August of 2016. At CORE Sam has worked on multiple projects with CORE involving data analysis, survey creation, and transcription. Sam has had presentations accepted at the National Association of School Psychologists and the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning annual conferences. Sam earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy from Bemidji State University in 2014 and expects to earn his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology in 2020.