Brian Perron

Brian Perron, PhD

Co­Director

Brian Perron is an Associate Professor at the U-M School of Social Work. Perron received his Ph.D. in Social Work from Washington University and a certificate in Data Science from Johns Hopkins University. Perron has published over 100 scientific papers that have utilized a broad range of statistical procedures using a variety of data sources. Perron recently published a book on measurement and has taught numerous courses and workshops on data management and analysis. Perron also specializes in data visualization and has expertise creating interactive graphics and dynamic reports for non-technical users.

Using data to help shape policy has always been important to me. We have a unique opportunity to use the latest tools and technologies to advance knowledge and improve systems of care for vulnerable and at-risk youth. I’m very excited to be a part of the work of the Data Lab.

Brian Perron