Jessie Bristol
Research Specialist, Measurement and Data Analysis

Jessie joined the Psychometrics and Data Analysis team in 2020. She contributes to data processing and analysis of large-scale international student assessment data.

Prior to joining TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Jessie was a senior analyst at Abt Associates, a public policy research firm. In this role, she analyzed survey and administrative data and contributed to client reports for the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, NASA, the Department of Labor, and other organizations. She was a data science fellow through an Abt-Data Society partnership. Jessie has also held positions at Yale University and the Department of Defense where she contributed to data analysis and project management. She holds a master’s in Public Policy from Duke University, where she studied statistics, quantitative evaluation methods, and economics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Russian from the University of Virginia.