Nathan Roberson is a PhD student in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM). His research interests include: measurement, econometrics, immigration, quality of life, and bilingual education. During his Ph.D. tenure, Nathan has worked as a statistician with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on migration issues. Prior to UBC, Nathan worked as an Associate with Augenblick, Palaich, and Associates where he conducted research on early-childhood interventions, early literacy interventions and performed cost modeling, school finance studies, and return-on-investment analyses. He graduated summa cum laude in International Affairs (B.A.) from the University of Colorado at Boulder and holds an M.A. in International Relations from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. When he is not running statistical models, you may find him mushroom hunting, doing yoga on the beach, or climbing a mountain in search of his next great eating experience.