Team Members

Craig Rudick, 
Executive Director of Institutional Research and Lead Data Scientist

Craig Rudick became the Executive Director of Institutional Research and Lead Data Scientist in August 2016, and has worked on the UK Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics teams since 2013. Craig earned his Ph.D. in Astronomy from Case Western Reserve University in 2011, and worked as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) conducting research on the structure and evolution of galaxies in the universe.    



Mary Kathryn Starkey, 
Advanced Analytics Service Manager

Mary Kathryn Starkey serves as the Advanced Analytics Team Lead within the Analytics and Technology department at the University Of Kentucky.  She has been involved with Business Intelligence and Analytical Reporting for 10 years and has spent the majority of those years focusing on Higher Education.    



First Name Last Name Title
Shelby Albers Analytics Developer
Bob Alexander Analytics Developer
Jayna Cheesman Analytics Developer
Jason Chen Data Scientist
Yan Chen Analytics Developer
Debra Claunch Analytics Developer
Alex Dixon Business Data Analyst
Sandra Dwinnells Analytics Developer
Louise Hensley Analytics Developer
Chandini Lakanagam Jagannathachar Analytics Developer
Adam Lindstrom Data Scientist
Diane Skoll Analytics Developer
Kathy Tharp Business Data Analyst
Chris Thuringer Business Data Analyst
Carol Yu Analytics Developer