John Dooris analyzes institutional data for decision-support within the University. He also provides support for state and federal compliance reporting. Prior to joining Mason, he was a geographer at the U.S. Census Bureau. He received an M.S. in Urban Geography from Utrecht University and a B.S. in Geography from Penn State University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Education at Mason with specializations in Higher Education and Research Methodology. He is particularly interested in quantitative and spatial analysis, college access and affordability, and international education.