Sung-Woo Cho, PhD
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Data Analytics
Sung-Woo assists in enhancing the culture of academic data use across the university and promotes the use of advanced methods for predictive and evaluative purposes. Sung-Woo joined the UO in 2020 as a research associate professor in the College of Education, where he maintains an appointment. His main areas of interest are in machine learning applications in policy decision-making, research design and evaluation, and reforms in higher education. He has published numerous papers in higher education and public policy, including a study on community college students that has been cited over 1,700 times. Prior to joining the UO, he has previously served as a senior researcher at Abt Associates and the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, as well as a lecturer in applied statistics at The George Washington University and in research writing at Columbia University. He holds a BA in public policy and economics from Stanford University and a PhD in economics and education from Columbia University.