Hazel De Ausen, Ph.D.

senior research analyst

Hazel De Ausen joined ASR as a Senior Research Analyst in June 2016. Before joining ASR, she was a Research Analyst Associate at the Santa Clara County Office of Education where she specialized in research and evaluation projects. She has worked with government and non-profit agencies on various areas such as school readiness, academic achievement, teacher professional development, community needs assessments, strategic planning, and program monitoring and compliance. She has taught early childhood development and research methods courses at the university level.

Hazel earned a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology from San Jose State University, and a Ph.D. in Lifespan Human Development from the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University. When not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two pets (a cat-friendly dog and a curious cat).