Education:
  • Master of Science in Information (Data Science), University of Michigan School of Information
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Kalamazoo College

Liz Hanley

Postgraduate Fellow, Data Science

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation:

“After starting out at Academic Innovation as a Student Fellow, I fell in love with the way AI allowed me to bridge data science skills with interests in education and learning analytics. I chose to work at AI because being here means that I’m always exploring new data science methodologies while making a positive impact on the online education space. Not to mention, AI is full of some of the best people you could hope to work with!”

Current Roles/Previous Experience:

Liz works closely with teams throughout Academic Innovation to provide support on a number of projects within the portfolio. As a data scientist, she is  responsible for generating data-driven insights about both the University’s online course portfolio as well as the Center for Academic Innovation’s portfolio of online tools. In particular, she is interested in data science communication with a focus on making data accessible to people with varied levels of technical experience and interest.

Prior to joining Academic Innovation, Liz completed her Master’s in Information Science at the University of Michigan School of Information. As a Master’s student she was able to develop skills in areas including predictive modeling, data mining, natural language processing, and data visualization. Before completing her Master’s, she completed a Bachelor’s in Psychology at Kalamazoo College.

Ask me to learn about:
  • Alpaca Farming
  • Data Visualization
  • High Performance Computing
  • Natural Language Processing
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