Senior Project Director
Kerryann has been a project director at UWSC since 1999. Before joining the Survey Center, she worked as a Research Assistant on a number of projects, including the National Longitudinal Study of Aging, at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Kerryann has directed mail, web, CATI, and CAPI studies for the Survey Center and is also a trained focus group facilitator. In September 2008, she was re-certified as a trainer for the WMH-CIDI (World Mental Health Composite International Diagnostic Interview) training at the University of Michigan.
Kerryann oversees the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS), which included in-person interviews around the country with Graduates and their Siblings. She also directs the Wisconsin Early Child Care Study (WECCS).
During her tenure at UWSC, Kerryann directed a number of notable projects, including the Milwaukee Area Renters Study (MARS), and the TEAM Study of Hypertensive African-Americans. Kerryann directed the Midwest Young Adult Study since it began in 2002, and helped coordinate UWSC’s work on SHOW (Survey of the Health of Wisconsin).
Kerryann holds a master of science degree in sociology from UW Madison and received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Philosophy with a minor in Religion, Culture, and Society from Loyola University Chicago.