Ryan Hudson

Research Assistant


Ryan uses his previous research experience and quantitative intuition to bring a fresh perspective on study coordination, data analysis, and content development. Ryan has a proficient understanding of Qualtrics, R, SAS, SPSS, Tableau, and ArcGIS which allows him to expand existing creative concepts deep into new territory. In his free time, Ryan likes to create various types of EDM music using FLStudio with a strong focus on utilizing his ability to play piano. As a consistent fan of the underdog, you can find Ryan every Sunday watching his favorite football team, the Cleveland Browns.


B.A., 2018, Psychology, East Carolina University
B.A., 2018, Mathematics, East Carolina University


Hudson, V. R. & Schoemann, A. (2017, November 5th): A Preliminary Approach to Comparing Categorical and Continuous Models. [Poster Session]. NCPA 24th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Conference, Durham, NC, United States.


Federal Grants and Contracts


National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Customizable web-based mentor training for STEM mentoring programs. 1R43GM137663 – 01A1 (Co-PI: Katie Stump; Co-PI: Rebecca Stelter) 8/15/2020 – 8/14/2021. The purpose is to develop a customizable online training course for mentors who are volunteering to mentor youth in STEM mentoring programs. Role: Research Assistant

University of Massachusetts-Boston Subcontract on parent award from the National Institutes of Justice. Evaluating program enhancements for mentors working with children of prisoners. 2014-JU-FX-004. (PI on parent award: Jean Rhodes; PI on subcontract: Janis Kupersmidt; Co-I on subcontract: Rebecca Stelter). 10/1/14 – 3/31/21. The purpose is to conduct a long-term follow-up evaluation of program enhancements provided to mentoring programs serving children of incarcerated parents. Role: Research Assistant

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Mentoring research partners program: Evaluating impact, program practices, and implementation on high-risk youth. 2017-JU-FX-0014. (PI: Katie Stump; Co-I: Rebecca Stelter). 10/1/2017-9/30/2020. The purpose is to explore the adherence of mentoring programs funded by OJJDP to best practices, and the relationship between practice implementation and youth outcomes.