Tyler McDaniel is a quantitative, critical researcher. He received degrees in mathematics and sociology from the University of Utah, where his undergraduate work included statistical research in predictive algorithms for higher education success. He has presented his work at annual conferences such as the National Alliance for Black School Educators and the National Conference for Undergraduate Research.
During his final year at the University of Utah, Tyler taught a laboratory course on the statistics program R. His research interests include higher education, access to education, and study methodology. Tyler remains interested in combining statistical tools and research on equity in order to further current understandings of our education system, and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in the sociology of education.