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Roderick A. Rose, M.S.
Roderick A. Rose is a Research Associate in the Jordan Institute for Families, School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Master of Science in Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill in August 2000, with concentrations in public and industrial economics and economic history. He is skilled in advanced econometric methods and statistical computing applications. He specializes in research methods for intervention and human services evaluation, with areas of interest and expertise in missing data imputation and hierarchical linear modeling. His research interests are in industry, technology and education related to human services.
In addition to his service as a member of the SSP team, he is currently a member of the Research Unit for the Making Choices skills development intervention under Drs. Mark Fraser and Maeda Galinsky. From October 1999 through December 2002, he studied the educational trajectories of youth in North Carolina's Work First program with Dr. Dennis K. Orthner, and the work activities of Work First families with Dr. Dean F. Duncan, both funded by the State of North Carolina as Technical Assistance to Work First. In April 2000, he won an award for a presentation at the SAS Users Group International conference and was invited to present a paper at the subsequent conference in April 2001.