Dr. Julia Briskin is a research and data scientist at NCPRE. She oversees research development, content development, and assessment at NCPRE. Dr. Briskin’s research broadly focuses on interpersonal relationships, social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) skills, and personal and organizational health. Dr. Briskin specializes in the intersection of social relationships and health, and develops leadership programs that bolster interpersonal and professional skills, which in turn facilitate organizational health. In addition to overseeing research development at NCPRE, Dr. Briskin maintains and develops NCPRE’s Results Analysis Engine (RAE), which functions as a platform for collecting institutional and individual-level data using the SOURCE, the CARES, and the BESSI. Over the past decade, Dr. Briskin has taught research methods, introduction to psychology, introduction to personality psychology, experimental psychology, and independent research at the undergraduate level. Additionally, Dr. Briskin has assisted with teaching graduate level structural equation modeling and multivariate statistics at Wayne State University. After professionally training, boarding, and selling horses in Battle Creek, MI, during her undergraduate studies, Dr. Briskin graduated magma cum laude from the University of Michigan honors college with a BA in psychology. She received her master’s degree in quantitative psychology from Wayne State University in 2017, and her PhD in psychology from Wayne State University in 2019. In her free time, Dr. Briskin enjoys exercising, painting, playing the piano, and training her two poodles, Thomas and Freddy.