Adele James joined Institutional Research in 2013, conducting research analyses for both internal and external requests, with a focus on faculty resources and program reviews. She serves as Rice's primary contact for Academic Analytics and for IPEDS surveys. Before OIR, Adele came to Rice in 2007 as the project administrator for a longitudinal study following the same nationally representative sample of adults over time to understand the impact of religion in everyday life.
Adele’s prior experiences were as a planning analyst in health care and the natural gas industries. She holds an MBA from the University of Houston, and a BA from Rice University.