Quentin Brummet is a Senior Research Methodologist in the Statistics and Methodology department at NORC. In this role, he leads economic and statistical research and provides technical support on quantitative methods for program evaluation and survey methodology.
Brummet's research spans a diverse set of areas, including evaluations of social policies as well as the development of new statistical methods for both causal inference and survey methodology. This research has been published in peer-reviewed journal in both economics and education policy. He also is co-Principal Investigator on an award from the National Science Foundation to use linked administrative data to further understand dynamics of STEM teacher recruitment, hiring, and retention.
Prior to coming to NORC, Brummet was Chief of the Survey and Economic Research Branch in the US Census Bureau's Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications. In this role, he oversaw a research program focused on developing new methods for incorporating administrative records in federal surveys. This research spanned roughly a dozen surveys from multiple federal statistical agencies, and led to the implementation of new methods for sampling frame development and data collection.
Brummet currently serves on the editorial board for Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. His research has also earned him honorable mention for both the Association for Education Finance and Policy New Scholars Award and the W.E. Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award.