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  • Associate Director of Regional Research, Houston Education Research Consortium

Daniel Potter is an associate director at Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC), where he is currently leading the regional expansion of HERC from one to ten Houston-area school districts and building a portfolio of research serving HERC's regional partners. A recent transplant to Houston from Virginia, he joined Rice University in 2017. Prior to Rice, Potter was with American Institute for Research (AIR), as a senior researcher leading work on several national, longitudinal studies of elementary, middle, high school and college students. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Virginia in 2011.