Afet Dundar, PHD

Position: Senior Research Director
Categories: Research and Action Hub

Afet Dundar, PhD comes to IWPR after 12 years at the National Student Clearinghouse. As Director, Equity in Research and Analytics, Dr Dundar was responsible for establishing and driving forward the principles for an equitable, unbiased, and inclusive approach to data collection and analytics at the Clearinghouse and for championing the organization’s learning agenda for data and analytics to better reflect equity. In the early years of her tenure with the Clearinghouse, as one of the founding senior leaders of the Clearinghouse Research Center, Dr Dundar led the development and production of the national reports on student outcomes, and the education metrics development work for different platforms and services of the Clearinghouse. Dr Dundar has contributed to numerous publications on student access and success outcomes. She has a Ph.D. in education policy studies from Indiana University Bloomington.