Sean Baser is a doctoral student in the Institute of Higher Education. He serves as a graduate research assistant for Dr. Angela Bell, Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Policy Analysis of the University System of Georgia. Baser’s research interests center around higher education politics and policy, particularly research utilization in the decision-making processes at the institutional, state, and national levels.
He earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Education degree in Higher Education from the University of Houston. While at the University of Houston, Baser served as a graduate assistant in the Dean of Students office with the primary responsibility of adjudicating disciplinary matters and as a graduate research assistant for an NSF study of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship in the Institute for Education Policy Research & Evaluation.