Hollie Daniels

Senior Research Assistant

Hollie Daniels is a senior research assistant at CCRC. Her research interests include students’ college and career readiness, access, and success. She conducts quantitative and qualitative research on developmental education reform and accelerated credit attainment via dual enrollment, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses.

At CCRC, Daniels works on the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR), supporting the long-term follow up of a random assignment study of a multiple measures placement system among seven colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

As a doctoral student, Daniels studied developmental education reform and implementation in Florida, conducting focus groups with faculty, staff, advisors, and students at Florida’s community and state colleges. In addition to her role as senior research assistant at CCRC, Daniels currently leads qualitative data collection and analysis for an IES-funded project that examines corequisite developmental education models in Texas.

Daniels holds a PhD in education policy and evaluation from Florida State University. She also earned her MEd in student personnel in higher education from the University of Florida and BS in interdisciplinary social sciences from Florida State University. Prior to attending Florida State University for her bachelor's degree, Daniels earned her AA via dual enrollment from Chipola College, one of Florida’s 28 community and state colleges.