Colleen Bullock is a Senior Research Programmer in the Workforce and Human Services Division with over 20 years of experience in statistical analysis and programming. She is responsible for programming to compile, review, and clean nationwide data from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Joint Performance Accountability Information and Reporting System (PIRL) and produce annual data book tables and quarterly reports and databases used by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Colleen has previously worked in state government as a natural resource damages economist, a researcher in bioterrorism surveillance, and as a research manager in public health, Prior to joining SPR, Colleen worked as a research analyst at the Center for Community College Student Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, where she collected and analyzed data focusing on community college students nationwide. Colleen received an MS in information science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, where she was a National Library of Medicine Medical Informatics Predoctoral Fellow, and a BS in Biology from Missouri State University. In her spare time, Colleen enjoys spending time with her family, playing Irish music on her harp, and learning Mandarin.