Boston, MA


Programming Languages and Software

R: My main data analysis tool, with experience in intensive data wrangling (tidyverse), exploratory data analysis (ggplot2), and regression and machine learning (tidymodels, caret)

Stata: Data wrangling and regression analysis

Tableau: Data visualization and dashboard creation. Experienced designing dashboards for public use and organizational decision-makers

Python: Experience with scikit-learn and tensorflow machine learning libraries, along with numpy and pandas for data wrangling

Other Software Tools: Git/GitHub/GitLab, Excel, Qualtrics

Skills and Experience

Client management/relationship development; training development and faciliation; survey design and analysis; proficient in Spanish


Econometrics, microeconometrics, machine learning, survey research methods, quantitative political analysis


Conor Kelly

Data scientist and team leader. Demonstrated track record of excellence, innovation, and learning/adapting to new tools. Particular expertise in K12 education data and the mess of real-world datasets.


University of Notre Dame

B.A. Political Science (2014)

Notre Dame, IN

Johns Hopkins University

M.S. Applied Economics (2019)

Washington, DC



Data Scientist


2021 - present

  • Develop data pipelines (Databricks, Spark, Python) to support analytics projects for federal agency
  • Serve as deputy lead of data engineering team

Hanover Research

Senior Director, Data Analytics


2019 - 2021

  • Managed team of 10 data scientists responsible for completing all data analytics projects on behalf of Hanover’s clients in K-12 education, higher education, and enterprise.
  • Instituted new team-wide practices and protocols including version control (GitLab), reproducible code and analysis templates.
  • Reduced timelines and resource investment for client projects.

Hanover Research

Content Director

Arlington, VA

2015 - 2019

  • Managed research projects and consulting engagements for over 50 education-sector clients. Collaborated with superintendents, heads of school, and directors of research and evaluation to plan and execute research agendas.

Hanover Research

Content Analyst

Arlington, VA

2015 - 2015

  • Served as project lead and editor for other analysts in addition to own research work and responsibilities.

Hanover Research

Research Associate

Arlington, VA

2014 - 2015

  • Authored research reports for K-12 and higher education clients.

Volunteer Work

The COVID Tracking Project

Data Analyst and Journalist



  • Maintain daily dashboard of COVID-19 data in the U.S.
  • Facilitate data ingestion and presentation for the Long-Term Care data tracker.