People: Professional Staff
Senior Research Specialist
Jaime Ventura is a Research Area Specialist working for the American National Election Studies (ANES). He has been with the project since 2008. Jaime has obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics from Bowling Green State University. Prior to joining the Center for Political Studies, Jaime spent four years working as a data archivist at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
Jaime is primarily responsible for the project’s internet studies. He also assists with work on the ongoing time series studies. Jaime performs data quality control, data cleaning, and data archiving tasks. In addition, he prepares documentation and data files for public release and responds to user support questions.
Jaime is a soccer fanatic and enjoys playing, watching, and coaching soccer in his free time. Jaime and his wife Betsy live in Ann Arbor where they spend most of their waking hours chasing after their adorable, three year old son, Lucas.