Research Project Assistant


Ryan serves as a research project assistant for the Strategic Initiatives team, focusing on program evaluation and coordination of needs assessments. He also assists with the juvenile delinquency prevention effort in Cumberland County, which engages more than 100 county stakeholders in developing and implementing delinquency prevention and positive youth development strategies. Ryan also assists in the organization, data collection, and evaluation of various projects in southern New Jersey, including Cumberland County’s Overdose Fatality Review Team, Camden County’s Needs Assessment, and Camden County’s Co-Occurring Reentry Program. He has previously worked on a variety of projects for other partners during his time as a Research Assistant on the Research and Evaluation team, including the Pascale Sykes Strengthening Families Initiative and the evaluation of a proprietary social-emotional learning model, the Clayton Model.

Ryan received his bachelor of science degree in Psychology from Stockton University in 2018 and his master’s degree in experimental psychology from Rutgers University-Camden in 2020. Ryan’s research interests lie in human factors psychology, specifically in vehicular speed and time-to-arrival estimations.