Joanna Dressel is an analyst with Ithaka S+R’s Education Transformation team, where she supports the Ohio College Comeback Compact. Joanna has training in mixed-methods research and specializes in producing clear, actionable insights from complex quantitative data. In her previous role as a fellow with Ithaka S+R, Joanna made significant contributions to the Art Museum Director Survey and the Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey reports. Prior to joining Ithaka S+R, Joanna taught Quantitative Analysis at Lehman College and managed the Peer Advising program at American University. She is currently enrolled in a PhD program in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and holds a master’s degree in sociology from The City College of New York and a bachelor’s degree from American University.