Alan Simmons, Ph.D.

Director
Institute for Legal, Legislative & Policy Studies/Survey Research Office
Phone: (217) 206-7956
Fax: (217) 206-7397
Email: asimm2@uis.edu

In his role, Alan (AJ) hopes to help people, governments, and organizations collect actionable data to make informed, evidence-based, decisions. AJ previously worked in the SRO as the Graduate Research Assistant prior to completing his PhD in Political Science from Arizona State  University and leading a team of researchers for the Arizona state government.

Dr. Simmons’ Education:

  • Ph.D. 2018. Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies, Political Science
  • M.A. 2013. University of Illinois Springfield, Political Science
  • B.S. 2010. Northern Arizona University, Political Science

Dr. Simmons’ CV