|Graduate Degree:||MA Politics, Braniff & Master of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin|
|Current Job Title:||Senior Analyst|
|Current Employer:||Legislative Budget Board, State of Texas|
What was your career path that led you to your current position?
I studied public affairs at the LBJ school of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. I have been analyzing criminal justice data in one way or another since 1994 .
What kind of credentials, education, training, prior experience are needed?
A masters degree in politics or public affairs or statistics helps a lot. A person needs experience in analyzing quantitative data.
How was your major and/or your degree from UD related to your current work?
My education at the University of Dallas taught me how to think, how to read, and how to write. Those three things go along way in any field, including this one.