Profile: Joseph Rua

Research Analyst


Joseph Rua is a quantitative research analyst for the Education & Employment Research Center at the School of Management and Labor Relations. In this role, Joseph conducts with quantitative analysis on all of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT). Joseph plays an imperative role in data collection and survey design as well as quantitative methodology in order to inform organizations and the federal government on grant outcomes. He interacts frequently with high-level stakeholders at partner institutions.
Prior to working at EERC, Joseph assisted Dr. Debra Borie-Holtz and Dr. Stuart Shapiro, both Bloustein faculty, as a lead researcher on their book on state level regulatory reform in the United States.
Joseph earned a dual bachelor’s degree from Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences and Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy in political science and public policy. He is currently working towards a dual master’s degree in Ecology and Evolution at Rutgers. Joseph is a 2015-2016 Harold and Reba Martin Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics.
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