Vice President & Research Director
Sara Weiss directs CRL’s research team, and advances the organization’s policy objectives through timely, rigorous, and impactful research products. She is a data and measurement strategist and enjoys wrangling large and messy data and designing innovative data visualizations.
Prior to CRL, Sara was an applied researcher in both university and private consulting settings. She has led teams to execute research and produce actionable products for public education and federal agency stakeholders. Sara holds a Ph.D. in public policy from Duke University and was a Fulbright Fellow in South Korea. She is based in the Durham, NC office.