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About Your Research Staff

This page exists for those who may wish to know a bit more about the Institutional Research staff at Porterville College.

Portrait of Michael CarleyMichael Carley has been Director of Institutional Research at Porterville College since June 2000.  Mike grew up in Visalia CA, just 35 miles to the northwest of Porterville.  He attended College of the Sequoias and California State University, Fresno, graduating in 1995 with a B.A. in sociology.  Mike did his graduate work at Stanford University, obtaining an M.A. in sociology in 1996. 

Prior to coming to Porterville College, Mike was a Research Associate at Sociometrics Corporation in Los Altos, CA.  There he worked on research projects ranging from adolescent pregnancy and substance abuse prevention to child welfare projects. 

Mike is located in the Library, room L-448.  For his full educational vitae, click here.


September 25, 2014


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